Teacher licensure; reciprocity, spouses of Armed Forces members. (SB103)

Introduced By

Sen. David Suetterlein (R-Salem) with support from co-patron Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Teacher licensure; reciprocity; spouses of Armed Forces members. Requires the Board of Education to provide for teacher licensure by reciprocity for any spouse of an active duty member of the Armed Forces of the United States or the Commonwealth who has obtained a valid out-of-state license, with full credentials and without deficiencies, that is in force at the time the application for a Virginia license is received by the Department of Education. The bill provides that no service requirements or licensing assessments shall be required for any such individual. This bill is identical to HB 2. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/12/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101263D
12/12/2017Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/11/2018Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/11/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB103)
01/12/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/15/2018Read second time and engrossed
01/16/2018Amendments by Senator reconsidered (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2018Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2018Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2018Passed Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2018Placed on Calendar
01/18/2018Read first time
01/18/2018Referred to Committee on Education
02/16/2018Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #1
02/19/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
02/21/2018Reported from Education with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2018Committee substitute printed 18107289D-H1
02/22/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB103H1)
02/23/2018Read second time
02/26/2018Read third time
02/26/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18107289D-H1
02/26/2018Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB103H1
02/26/2018Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/26/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2018Passed by temporarily
02/28/2018House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2018Title replaced 18107289D-H1
03/05/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB103ER)
03/05/2018Signed by Speaker
03/06/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB103ER)
03/08/2018Signed by President
03/14/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 14, 2018
03/14/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
04/04/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 746 (effective 7/1/18)
04/04/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0746)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2.