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 75 students, one full-time at 375 students, one hour per day additional time per 75 students or major fraction thereof; in middle schools, one period per 65 students, one full-time at 325 students, one additional period per 65 students or major fraction thereof; and in high schools, one period per 60 students, one full-time at 300 students, one additional period per 60 students or major fraction thereof. Such ratios would be effective with the 2019-2020 school year. Amends § 22.1-227.1, § 22.1-253.13:2, § 22.1-290.01, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

03/09/2019: Passed the General Assembly

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

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