Teacher licensure; certain instructors at higher educational institutions. (SB1575)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patron Sen. David Suetterlein (R-Salem)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Advisory Board on Teacher Education and Licensure; teacher licensure; dual enrollment and career and technical education. Grants to the Chancellor of the Virginia Community College System voting privileges as a member of the Advisory Board on Teacher Education and Licensure (the Advisory Board). The bill requires the Advisory Board to report to the Board of Education and the Chairmen of the House Committee on Education and the Senate Committee on Education and Health no later than December 1, 2019, recommendations relating to licensure qualifications for individuals employed by an institution of higher education to teach (i) career and technical education courses in a high school setting and (ii) dual enrollment courses in a high school setting. The bill also requires the Board of Education to provide for the issuance of a three-year license to solely teach career and technical education courses or dual enrollment courses at public high schools in the Commonwealth to any individual who is employed as an instructor by an institution of higher education that is accredited by a nationally recognized regional accreditation body, is teaching in the specific career and technical education or dual enrollment subject area at such institution in which the individual seeks to teach at a public school, and complies with certain additional requirements. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102839D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/23/2019Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/28/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1575)
01/31/2019Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2019Committee substitute printed 19105755D-S1
02/01/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Read second time
02/04/2019Reading of substitute waived
02/04/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105755D-S1
02/04/2019Reading of amendment waived
02/04/2019Amendment by Senator Ebbin agreed to
02/04/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment SB1575ES1
02/04/2019Printed as engrossed 19105755D-ES1
02/04/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Placed on Calendar
02/06/2019Read first time
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on Education
02/08/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1575ES1)
02/11/2019Reported from Education with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2019Committee substitute printed 19106648D-H1
02/12/2019Read second time
02/13/2019Read third time
02/13/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19106648D-H1
02/13/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1575H1
02/13/2019Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/13/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1575H1)
02/15/2019House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 39-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019House insisted on substitute
02/18/2019House requested conference committee
02/19/2019Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Conferees appointed by Senate
02/19/2019Senators: Ebbin, Carrico, Dunnavant
02/20/2019Conferees appointed by House
02/20/2019Delegates: Landes, Robinson, Tyler
02/22/2019C Amended by conference committee
02/22/2019Conference substitute printed 19107655D-S2
02/23/2019Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2019Conference report agreed to by House (94-Y 0-N)
02/23/2019VOTE: ADOPTION (94-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1575ER)
03/07/2019Signed by Speaker
03/08/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1575ER)
03/09/2019Signed by President
03/11/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 11, 2019
03/11/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/21/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 767 (effective 7/1/19)
03/21/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0767)