School Innovation, Modernization, and Competitiveness, Commission on; established. (HB2168)

Introduced By

Del. David Yancey (R-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Establishment of the Commission on School Innovation, Modernization, and Competitiveness. Establishes the legislative Commission on School Innovation, Modernization, and Competitiveness (the Commission), consisting of 22 members, including 12 legislative members, eight nonlegislative citizen members, and two ex officio members, to develop and oversee the implementation of a goal and strategic plan for (i) promoting and increasing public high school student participation in dual enrollment courses, industry certifications, and state licensure examinations, (ii) modernizing public elementary and secondary school buildings throughout the Commonwealth, (iii) achieving the Commonwealth's teacher compensation goal, and (iv) ensuring high quality at the student and school division levels. The Commission sunsets on July 1, 2022. Read the Bill »


02/20/2019: Passed the Senate


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103878D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Rules
01/16/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2168)
01/17/2019Assigned Rules sub: Subcommittee #1
01/29/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/29/2019Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (3-Y 4-N)
01/31/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/31/2019Reported from Rules with amendments (8-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Read second time
02/04/2019Committee amendments agreed to
02/04/2019Engrossed by House as amended HB2168E
02/04/2019Printed as engrossed 19103878D-E
02/05/2019Read third time and passed House (67-Y 30-N)
02/05/2019VOTE: PASSAGE (67-Y 30-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2168E)
02/06/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on Rules
02/18/2019Reported from Rules with amendments (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Rereferred to Finance
02/18/2019Reported from Finance with amendment (16-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 amendments waived
02/20/2019Committee amendments agreed to
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 (2-Y 95-N)
02/21/2019VOTE: REJECTED (2-Y 95-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: Yancey, Gilbert, Rush, Kory
02/21/2019Conferees appointed by Senate
02/21/2019Senators: McDougle, Norment, Saslaw
02/24/2019No further action taken
02/24/2019Failed to pass in House