Duty-Free Lunch Grant Fund and Program; established. (HB2144)

Introduced By

Del. Cheryl Turpin (D-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patrons Del. Kelly Fowler (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), and Del. Debra Rodman (D-Henrico)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Duty-Free Lunch Grant Fund and Program established. Establishes the Duty-Free Lunch Grant Fund and Program for the purpose of awarding grants on a competitive basis to school boards to provide teachers in the local school division with an uninterrupted lunch period during which they have no instructional, administrative, or other duties to perform. The bill requires the Department of Education to administer the Program and to establish such guidelines and procedures as it deems necessary for the administration of the Program, including guidelines and procedures for grant applications, awards, and renewals. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101975D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/11/2019Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education
01/16/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/16/2019Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 3-N)
01/17/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2144)
02/05/2019Left in Appropriations