Public schools; robotics team competition program. (SB169)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public schools; robotics team competition program. Requires any nonprofit corporation founded in 1913 that currently organizes and governs interscholastic activities among the public high schools to establish, by July 1, 2021, a varsity level robotics team competition program that includes state championships. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/28/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100259D
12/28/2017Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/15/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB169)
01/17/2018Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/08/2018Reported from Education and Health with substitute (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2018Committee substitute printed 18105954D-S1
02/09/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB169S1)
02/12/2018Read second time
02/12/2018Reading of substitute waived
02/12/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18105954D-S1
02/12/2018Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB169S1
02/13/2018Read third time and passed Senate (23-Y 16-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2018Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #2
02/19/2018Placed on Calendar
02/19/2018Read first time
02/19/2018Referred to Committee on Education
02/19/2018Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #2
02/21/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
02/26/2018Failed to report (defeated) in Education (10-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2018Reconsidered by Education
02/28/2018Reported from Education (13-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2018Read second time
03/05/2018Passed by for the day
03/06/2018Passed by for the day
03/07/2018Read third time
03/07/2018Defeated by House (18-Y 80-N)
03/07/2018VOTE: DEFEATED (18-Y 80-N) (see vote tally)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 6 minutes.