Sixth grade science; Department of Education, et al., shall update curriculum. (SB401)

Introduced By

Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)


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Department of Environmental Quality; Department of Education; grade six science curriculum. Directs the Department of Environmental Quality and the Department of Education to update the "Window into a Green Virginia" curriculum developed by the Departments for sixth grade science to include a unit on the benefits, including the energy benefits, of recycling and reuse. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102800D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee on Rules
01/31/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB401)
02/08/2018Rereferred from Rules (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2018Rereferred to Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/09/2018Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (9-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2018Read second time and engrossed
02/13/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2018Passed Senate (38-Y 2-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)
02/21/2018Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/26/2018Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2018Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/27/2018Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education
02/28/2018Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 3-N)
03/06/2018Left in Appropriations