Teachers, public school; grounds for dismissal. (HB570)

Introduced By

Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City) with support from co-patrons Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), and Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Dismissal of teachers; grounds; incompetency. Removes the definition of "incompetency" for the purpose of establishing grounds for the dismissal of public school teachers. This bill is identical to SB 167. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101537D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee on Education
01/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB570)
01/13/2020Assigned Education sub: Pre-K-12
01/27/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/27/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (4-Y 2-N)
01/29/2020Committee substitute printed 20105738D-H1
01/29/2020Reported from Education with substitute (13-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB570H1)
01/31/2020Read first time
02/03/2020Read second time
02/03/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20105738D-H1
02/03/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB570H1
02/04/2020Read third time and passed House (57-Y 42-N)
02/04/2020VOTE: Passage (57-Y 42-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/13/2020Reported from Education and Health (8-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 (HB570ER)
02/19/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB570ER)
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 56 (effective 7/1/20)
03/02/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0056)

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