Private preschool programs; licensure exemptions. (HB867)

Introduced By

Del. Bobby Orrock (R-Thornburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Licensure exemptions; private preschool programs. Modifies the licensure exemption requirements for certified preschool programs operated by a private school that is accredited by an organization recognized by the Board of Education. The bill allows children below the age of eligibility for kindergarten to attend the preschool program for more than five hours per day if the preschool maintains an enrollment ratio of five children age five or above to one four-year-old child, and no child in attendance is under age four. This bill is identical to SB 702. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100207D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/18/2018Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #1
01/19/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB867)
01/31/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/06/2018Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2018Read first time
02/09/2018Read second time and engrossed
02/12/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/12/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/13/2018Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/16/2018Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (10-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2018Read third time
02/20/2018Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2018Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB867ER)
02/22/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB867ER)
02/22/2018Signed by Speaker
02/23/2018Signed by President
02/26/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 26, 2018
02/26/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 5, 2018
03/02/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 99 (effective 7/1/18)
03/02/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0099)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB702.