Sixth grade science; Department of Education, et al., shall update curriculum. (SB1561)

Introduced By

Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)


Passed Committee
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Department of Education; sixth grade science curriculum. Directs the Department of Education to coordinate with the Department of Environmental Quality to update the "Window into a Green Virginia" curriculum developed by the Departments for sixth grade science to include a unit on the benefits, including the energy benefits, of recycling and reuse. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103236D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee on Rules
01/21/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1561)
02/01/2019Reported from Rules with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1561)
02/04/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Read second time
02/05/2019Reading of amendments waived
02/05/2019Committee amendments agreed to
02/05/2019Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1561E
02/05/2019Printed as engrossed 19103236D-E
02/05/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2019Placed on Calendar
02/08/2019Read first time
02/08/2019Referred to Committee on Education
02/11/2019Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #1
02/11/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (4-Y 3-N)
02/12/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1561E)
02/13/2019Failed to report (defeated) in Education (10-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1908.