Graduation requirements; students required to earn one verified credit in Va. and U.S. history. (HB2338)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


High school graduation requirements; verified credits; Virginia and U.S. History. Requires the Board of Education, in its graduation requirements, to require students to earn a verified unit of credit in Virginia and U.S. History through (i) successful completion of a Board-developed end-of-course Standards of Learning assessment; (ii) achievement of a passing score on a Board-approved standardized test administered on a statewide, multistate, or international basis that measures content that incorporates or exceeds the Standards of Learning content; or (iii) achievement of criteria for the receipt of a locally awarded verified credit from the local school board in accordance with criteria established in Board guidelines when the student has not passed the corresponding Standards of Learning assessment. Amends § 22.1-253.13:3, § 22.1-253.13:4, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102963D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Education
01/18/2019Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #1
01/21/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/22/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2338)
01/28/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/28/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 3-N)
01/30/2019Reported from Education with substitute (12-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2019Committee substitute printed 19105658D-H1
01/30/2019Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/30/2019Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education
01/31/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2338H1)
02/01/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/01/2019Reported from Appropriations (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Read second time
02/04/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105658D-H1
02/04/2019Engrossment refused by House (46-Y 53-N)
02/04/2019VOTE: ENGROSSMENT FAILED (46-Y 53-N) (see vote tally)

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