Standards of Quality; instructional programs and positions, dual language teachers. (HB507)

Introduced By

Del. Mike Mullin (D-Newport News) with support from co-patrons Del. Lee Carter (D-Manassas), Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington), Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean), and Del. Kathy Tran (D-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Standards of Quality; instructional programs and positions; dual language. Provides that (i) the instructional programs for students with limited English proficiency implemented by each local school board may include dual language programs whereby such students receive instruction in English and in a second language and (ii) the additional full-time equivalent instructional positions for students identified as having limited English proficiency that are funded pursuant to the general appropriation act may include dual language teachers who provide instruction in English and in a second language. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18103666D
01/08/2018Referred to Committee on Education
01/19/2018Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #2
01/24/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 2-N)
01/25/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB507)
01/29/2018Reported from Education (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2018Read first time
02/01/2018Read second time and engrossed
02/02/2018Read third time and passed House (91-Y 7-N)
02/02/2018VOTE: PASSAGE (91-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2018Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/07/2018Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/15/2018Reported from Education and Health (11-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2018Rereferred to Finance
02/21/2018Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2018Passed by for the day
02/26/2018Read third time
02/26/2018Passed Senate (31-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB507ER)
02/28/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB507ER)
02/28/2018Signed by Speaker
03/03/2018Signed by President
03/06/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 6, 2018
03/06/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/23/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 484 (effective 7/1/18)
03/23/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0484)