Children with disabilities; alternative placements, state funds. (HB231)

Introduced By

Del. Nick Freitas (R-Culpeper) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Children with disabilities; alternative placements; state funds. Requires the parent of any child with a disability who is placed in a public school pursuant to his individualized education program who subsequently places his child in a nonpublic school setting to receive from the school board, upon request, the applicable Standards of Quality per pupil state funds appropriated for public school purposes and apportioned to the school division, including the per pupil share of state sales tax funding in basic aid and any state per pupil share of special education funding for which the child is eligible, to pay for tuition and fees associated with such nonpublic school setting, subject to such rules, regulations, or procedures as the Department of Education may establish. The bill requires each such parent to submit annually to the division superintendent an evaluation or assessment that indicates that the child is achieving an adequate level of educational growth and progress. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/28/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100485D
12/28/2019Referred to Committee on Education
01/22/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB231)
01/22/2020Assigned Education sub: SOL and SOQ
02/11/2020Left in Education