Social-emotional learning; DOE to develop guidance standards. (HB753)

Introduced By

Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Education; social-emotional learning and development. Requires the Department of Education to (i) establish a uniform definition of social-emotional learning and develop guidance standards for social-emotional learning for all public students in grades kindergarten through 12 in the Commonwealth; (ii) make such standards available to each local school division no later than July 1, 2021; and (iii) issue a report no later than November 1, 2021, on the resources needed to successfully support local school divisions with the implementation of a statewide social-emotional learning program. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101223D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Education
01/13/2020Assigned Education sub: SOL and SOQ
01/20/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/20/2020Reported from Education with amendment (17-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/20/2020Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education
01/20/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (8-Y 0-N)
01/24/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB753)
01/24/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/24/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 1-N)
01/27/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/27/2020Committee substitute printed 20106542D-H1
01/27/2020Reported from Appropriations with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2020Read first time
01/30/2020Read second time
01/30/2020Committee amendment rejected
01/30/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20106542D-H1
01/30/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB753H1
01/31/2020Read third time and passed House (72-Y 26-N)
01/31/2020VOTE: Passage (72-Y 26-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/05/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB753H1)
02/11/2020Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/20/2020Reported from Education and Health (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (32-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2020Read third time
02/24/2020Passed by temporarily
02/24/2020Passed Senate (27-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB753ER)
02/27/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB753ER)
02/27/2020Signed by Speaker
02/27/2020Signed by President
03/06/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 6, 2020
03/06/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 6, 2020
03/06/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
03/12/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 339 (effective 7/1/20)
03/12/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0339)