School boards; staffing ratios, guidance counselors. (HB2053)

Introduced By

Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond) with support from co-patron Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale)

Progress

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

Description

School boards; staffing ratios; guidance counselors. Changes the name of guidance counselors to school counselors and requires school boards to employ school counselors in accordance with the following ratios: in elementary schools, one hour per day per 91 students, one full-time at 455 students, one hour per day additional time per 91 students or major fraction thereof; in middle schools, one period per 74 students, one full-time at 370 students, one additional period per 74 students or major fraction thereof; and in high schools, one period per 65 students, one full-time at 325 students, one additional period per 65 students or major fraction thereof. Additionally, the bill provides that notwithstanding any act of the 2019 Regular Session of the General Assembly the ratio of school counselors to students shall be as provided for in the appropriation act. Amends § 22.1-227.1, § 22.1-253.13:2, § 22.1-290.01, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/07/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Finance Committee

History

DateAction
01/07/2019Committee
01/07/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102240D
01/07/2019Referred to Committee on Education
01/11/2019Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #2
01/22/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2053)
01/23/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 1-N)
01/23/2019Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/28/2019Reported from Education (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2019Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/28/2019Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education
01/30/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/30/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
02/01/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/01/2019Reported from Appropriations with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Committee substitute printed 19105937D-H1
02/03/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Read second time
02/04/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105937D-H1
02/04/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2053H1
02/05/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/05/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/07/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2053H1)
02/14/2019Reported from Education and Health with amendment (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2019Rereferred to Finance
02/18/2019Reported from Finance with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2019Read third time
02/20/2019Reading of amendment waived
02/20/2019Committee amendment agreed to
02/20/2019Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/20/2019Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2019Senate insisted on amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2019Placed on Calendar
02/21/2019Senate amendments rejected by House (0-Y 97-N)
02/21/2019VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 97-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2019Senate insisted on amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2019Senate requested conference committee
02/21/2019House acceded to request
02/21/2019Conferees appointed by House
02/21/2019Delegates: McQuinn, Jones, S.C., Landes
02/21/2019Conferees appointed by Senate
02/21/2019Senators: Peake, Chase, Dance
02/23/2019C Amended by conference committee
02/23/2019Conference substitute printed 19107678D-H2
02/23/2019Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2019Conference report agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
02/23/2019VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2019Enrolled
03/07/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2053ER)
03/07/2019Signed by Speaker
03/08/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2053ER)
03/09/2019Signed by President
03/11/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2019
03/11/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/25/2019Governor's recommendation received by House
04/03/2019Placed on Calendar
04/03/2019House concurred in Governor's recommendation (99-Y 0-N)
04/03/2019VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/03/2019Passed by temporarily
04/03/2019Senate rejected Governor's recommendation (16-Y 22-N) (see vote tally)
04/03/2019Communicated to Governor
04/03/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, May 3, 2019
05/03/2019G Vetoed by Governor

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