Guidance counselors; changes name to school counselors, staff time. (HB1729)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave) with support from co-patron Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

School counselors; nomenclature; staff time. Changes the name of guidance counselors to school counselors and requires each school counselor employed by a school board in a public elementary or secondary school to spend at least 80 percent of his staff time during normal school hours in the direct counseling of individual students or groups of students. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/19/2018Committee
12/19/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100598D
12/19/2018Referred to Committee on Education
01/14/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1729)
01/16/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/16/2019Reported from Education with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2019Committee substitute printed 19104768D-H1
01/18/2019Read first time
01/21/2019Read second time
01/21/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19104768D-H1
01/21/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1729H1
01/21/2019Impact statement from DHCD/CLG (HB1729)
01/22/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
01/22/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
01/23/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/28/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1729H1)
02/07/2019Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2019Read third time
02/11/2019Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019Enrolled
02/13/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1729ER)
02/13/2019Signed by Speaker
02/14/2019Signed by President
02/14/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1729ER)
02/15/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 15, 2019
02/15/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 22, 2019
02/22/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 139 (effective 7/1/19)
02/22/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0139)

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