Teacher licensure; education preparation programs. (SB76)

Introduced By

Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Teacher licensure; approval of teacher education programs. Specifies that for the purpose of Board of Education regulations for the approval of teacher education programs, the term "education preparation program" includes four-year bachelor's degree programs in teacher education. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/02/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100771D
12/02/2017Referred to Committee on Education and Health
12/04/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100771D
12/04/2017Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/11/2018Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/11/2018Committee substitute printed 18104868D-S1
01/12/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/15/2018Read second time
01/15/2018Reading of substitute waived
01/15/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18104868D-S1
01/15/2018Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB76S1
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 by for the day
01/17/2018Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB76S1)
01/23/2018Placed on Calendar
01/23/2018Read first time
01/23/2018Referred to Committee on Education
02/16/2018Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #1
02/26/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/28/2018Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2018Read second time
03/02/2018Floor substitute printed 18107953D-H1 (Landes)
03/05/2018Passed by for the day
03/06/2018Passed by for the day
03/06/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB76H1)
03/07/2018Read third time
03/07/2018Substitute by Delegate Landes withdrawn 18107953D-H1
03/07/2018Passed House (98-Y 0-N)
03/07/2018VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB76ER)
03/09/2018Signed by Speaker
03/10/2018Signed by President
03/12/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB76ER)
03/20/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 20, 2018
03/20/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/29/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 518 (effective 7/1/18)
03/29/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0518)