Standards of Quality; reading diagnostic tests. (SB1718)

Introduced By

Sen. Dick Black (R-Leesburg) with support from co-patrons Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax), Del. Karrie Delaney (D-Centreville), and Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel (R-Winchester)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Standards of Quality; reading diagnostic tests. Requires that the first reading diagnostic test administered in the school year to a student in kindergarten through grade three include age-normed and evidence-based phonological processing measures, including phonemic awareness and rapid automatized naming. Amends § 22.1-253.13:1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


02/18/2019: passed committee


01/15/2019Presented and ordered printed 19104294D
01/15/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/23/2019Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/31/2019Reported from Education and Health with substitute (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2019Committee substitute printed 19106130D-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 19106130D-S1
02/04/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1718S1
02/04/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Passed Senate (31-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Placed on Calendar
02/06/2019Read first time
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on Education
02/07/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1718S1)
02/08/2019Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #2
02/11/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 3-N)
02/11/2019Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/13/2019Reported from Education (18-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/13/2019Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education
02/14/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/14/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 0-N)
02/18/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/18/2019Reported from Appropriations with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Committee substitute printed 19106951D-H1
02/19/2019Read second time
02/19/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1718H1)
02/20/2019Passed by for the day

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