Public elementary & secondary school teachers; probationary term of service, performance evaluation. (HB365)

Introduced By

Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy (D-Woodbridge) with support from co-patrons Del. Chris Hurst (D-Blacksburg), Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), and Del. Will Wampler (R-Abingdon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public elementary and secondary school teachers; probationary term of service; performance evaluation. Removes (i) the option for local school boards to extend the three-year probationary term of service for teachers by up to two additional years and (ii) the prohibition against school boards reemploying any teacher whose performance evaluation during the probationary term of service is unsatisfactory. This bill incorporates HB 1169 and HB 1326 and is identical to SB 98. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/02/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101213D
01/02/2020Referred to Committee on Education
01/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB365)
01/13/2020Assigned Education sub: Pre-K-12
01/27/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 3-N)
01/29/2020Incorporates HB1326 (Kory)
01/29/2020Incorporates HB1169 (Wampler)
01/29/2020Committee substitute printed 20106884D-H1
01/29/2020Reported from Education with substitute (18-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2020Read first time
02/03/2020Read second time
02/03/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20106884D-H1
02/03/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB365H1
02/04/2020Read third time and passed House (70-Y 28-N)
02/04/2020VOTE: Passage (70-Y 28-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/12/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB365H1)
02/13/2020Reported from Education and Health (7-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Read third time
02/17/2020Passed Senate (22-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB365ER)
02/19/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB365ER)
02/19/2020Signed by Speaker
02/20/2020Signed by President
02/24/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 24, 2020
02/24/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 2, 2020
03/02/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 53 (effective 7/1/20)
03/02/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0053)