Public schools; equal access, education employee associations, etc. (SB1236)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public schools; equal access; education employee associations. Requires school boards to adopt and implement policies to ensure that employees have equal access to education employee associations. The bill requires (i) the Department of Education to identify each education employee association operating in the Commonwealth and provide a list of such education employee associations to school boards and (ii) school boards to provide to each employee such list of available employee education associations and post such list on the school division website. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/05/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101538D
01/05/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/09/2019Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/17/2019Committee substitute printed 19105048D-S1
01/17/2019Reported from Education and Health with substitute (8-Y 4-N 2-A) (see vote tally)
01/18/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2019Read second time
01/21/2019Reading of substitute waived
01/21/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105048D-S1
01/21/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1236S1
01/22/2019Read third time and passed Senate (20-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2019Placed on Calendar
01/24/2019Read first time
01/24/2019Referred to Committee on Education
01/28/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1236S1)
02/01/2019Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #2
02/06/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (5-Y 3-N)
02/11/2019Failed to report (defeated) in Education (10-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019Failed to report (defeated) in Education (11-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)