Length of school term; waiver for evacuation. (HB2124)

Introduced By

Del. Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Length of school term; waiver for evacuation. Requires the Board of Education to waive the requirement that school divisions provide additional teaching days or teaching hours to compensate for school closings resulting from an evacuation directed and compelled by the Governor for up to five teaching days. The bill provides that there shall be no proportionate reduction in the amount paid by the Commonwealth from the Basic School Aid Fund or the amount paid by a local governing body. This bill is identical to SB 1269. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102025D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Education
01/18/2019Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #2
01/18/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2124)
01/25/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (9-Y 0-N)
01/25/2019Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/28/2019Reported from Education with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2019Committee substitute printed 19105663D-H1
01/28/2019Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/28/2019Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education
01/28/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2124H1)
01/30/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/30/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (8-Y 0-N)
02/01/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/01/2019Reported from Appropriations with amendment (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Read second time
02/04/2019Committee substitute from Education agreed to 19105663D-H1
02/04/2019Committee amendment from Appropriations agreed to
02/04/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendment HB2124EH1
02/04/2019Printed as engrossed 19105663D-EH1
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 (HB2124EH1)
02/14/2019Reported from Education and Health (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Read third time
02/18/2019Passed Senate (32-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2124ER)
02/21/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2124ER)
02/21/2019Signed by Speaker
02/21/2019Signed by President
02/28/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 28, 2019
02/28/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/19/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 644 (effective 7/1/19)
03/19/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0644)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1269.