Appointed school boards; members, salaries. (HB1557)

Introduced By

Del. Buddy Fowler (R-Ashland) with support from co-patron Sen. Mark Peake (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Appointed school boards; members; salaries. Eliminates the annual salary limits for appointed school board members and permits any appointed school board to pay each of its members an annual salary that is consistent with the salary procedures and no more than the salary limits provided for local governments in Article 1.1 (§ 15.2-1414.1 et seq.) of Chapter 14 of Title 15.2 (Counties, Cities and Towns) or as provided by charter. This bill incorporates HB 1578. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2020Presented and ordered printed 20104603D
01/13/2020Referred to Committee on Education
01/15/2020Assigned Education sub: Pre-K-12
01/22/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 1-N)
01/22/2020Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/23/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1557)
01/27/2020Committee substitute printed 20106393D-H1
01/27/2020Incorporates HB1578 (Wyatt)
01/27/2020Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education
01/27/2020Reported from Education with substitute (19-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/29/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (6-Y 0-N)
01/31/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1557H1)
01/31/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/31/2020Reported from Appropriations with amendment (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2020Read first time
02/05/2020Read second time
02/05/2020Committee on Education substitute agreed to 20106393D-H1
02/05/2020Committee on Appropriations amendment agreed to
02/05/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendment HB1557EH1
02/05/2020Printed as engrossed 20106393D-EH1
02/06/2020Read third time and passed House (75-Y 23-N)
02/06/2020VOTE: Passage (75-Y 23-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/11/2020Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/12/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1557EH1)
02/20/2020Reported from Education and Health (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2020Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/26/2020Failed to report (defeated) in Finance and Appropriations (6-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 2 minutes.

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