Culturally Relevant and Inclusive Education Practices Advisory Committee; established, report. (HB916)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patrons Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), Del. Kelly Fowler (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria), and Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Education; Culturally Relevant and Inclusive Education Practices Advisory Committee; report. Requires the Department of Education to establish and appoint such members as it deems appropriate to a Culturally Relevant and Inclusive Education Practices Advisory Committee for the purpose of providing (i) standards recommendations to the Department of Education that shall be considered by the Board of Education during the 2021-2022 review of the history and social science Standards of Learning and (ii) recommendations on meaningful professional development with school personnel related to culturally relevant and inclusive education practices. The bill requires the Committee to report its recommendations to the Board of Education, the Governor, and the Chairs of the House Committee on Education and the Senate Committee on Education and Health no later than July 1, 2021. This bill incorporates HB 483 and HB 1110 and is identical to SB 853. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103908D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Education
01/13/2020Assigned Education sub: SOL and SOQ
01/22/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB916)
01/27/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/27/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 3-N)
01/29/2020Committee substitute printed 20106657D-H1
01/29/2020Incorporates HB1110 (Hudson)
01/29/2020Incorporates HB483 (Kory)
01/29/2020Reported from Education with substitute (18-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/30/2020Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education
01/31/2020Reported from Appropriations (17-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2020Read first time
02/05/2020Passed by for the day
02/06/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB916H1)
02/06/2020Read second time
02/06/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20106657D-H1
02/06/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB916H1
02/07/2020Read third time and passed House (79-Y 19-N 1-A)
02/07/2020VOTE: Passage (79-Y 19-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/27/2020Reported from Education and Health with amendment (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2020Read third time
03/02/2020Reading of amendment waived
03/02/2020Committee amendment agreed to
03/02/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/02/2020Passed Senate with amendment (25-Y 13-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
03/03/2020Placed on Calendar
03/03/2020Senate amendment agreed to by House (76-Y 21-N)
03/03/2020VOTE: Adoption (76-Y 21-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB916ER)
03/06/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB916ER)
03/06/2020Signed by Speaker
03/06/2020Signed by President
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
03/31/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 572 (effective 7/1/20)
03/31/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0572)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.