Parental Choice Education Savings Accounts; established, report. (HB678)

Introduced By

Del. Dave LaRock (R-Loudoun) with support from co-patrons Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), and Sen. Mark Peake (R-Lynchburg)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Parental Choice Education Savings Accounts established. Permits the parents of certain children to apply to the school division in which the child resides for a one-year, renewable Parental Choice Education Savings Account that consists of an amount that is equivalent to a certain percentage of all applicable annual Standards of Quality per pupil state funds appropriated for public school purposes and apportioned to the resident school division in which the student resides, 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 student is eligible. The bill permits the parent to use the moneys in such account for certain education-related expenses of the student, including tuition, deposits, fees, and required textbooks at a private elementary school or secondary school that is located in the Commonwealth. The bill also contains provisions relating to auditing, rescinding, and reviewing expenses made from such accounts. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/06/2020Committee
01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102525D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee on Education
01/13/2020Assigned Education sub: Pre-K-12
01/22/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB678)
01/29/2020Subcommittee recommends striking from docket (8-Y 0-N)
02/11/2020Left in Education

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