Applied behavior analysis services; Department of Education shall develop guidance and resources. (HB1722)

Introduced By

Del. Danica Roem (D-Manassas Park) with support from co-patrons Del. Hala Ayala (D-Woodbridge), and Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Education; guidance and resources; applied behavior analysis services. Requires the Department of Education to develop and publish no later than November 16, 2020, guidance and resources relating to the provision of applied behavior analysis services in public schools for students who are in need of such services. Read the Bill »


02/18/2020: In Subcommittee


01/17/2020Presented and ordered printed 20105382D
01/17/2020Referred to Committee on Education
01/22/2020Assigned Education sub: SOL and SOQ
01/23/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1722)
02/03/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
02/03/2020Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/05/2020Reported from Education with substitute (18-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Committee substitute printed 20107516D-H1
02/05/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/05/2020Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education
02/07/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
02/07/2020Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2020Read first time
02/10/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1722H1)
02/10/2020Read second time
02/10/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20107516D-H1
02/10/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1722H1
02/11/2020Read third time and passed House (90-Y 9-N)
02/11/2020VOTE: Passage (90-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/18/2020Assigned Education sub: Public Education

Hearing Scheduled

This bill is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Education and Health committee on 02/27/2020. It meets on Thursday, 8:30 A.M.—Senate Room B.

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