Teachers, public school; grounds for dismissal. (SB167)

Introduced By

Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Dismissal of teachers; incompetency. Removes the definition of "incompetency" for the purpose of establishing grounds for the dismissal of public school teachers. This bill is identical to HB 570. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/19/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102273D
12/19/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/07/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB167)
01/14/2020Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/23/2020Reported from Education and Health with amendments (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2020Read second time
01/27/2020Reading of amendments waived
01/27/2020Committee amendments agreed to
01/27/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended SB167E
01/27/2020Printed as engrossed 20102273D-E
01/28/2020Read third time and passed Senate (23-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Placed on Calendar
02/03/2020Read first time
02/03/2020Referred to Committee on Education
02/03/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB167E)
02/17/2020Reported from Education (14-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Read second time
02/20/2020Read third time
02/20/2020Passed House (56-Y 42-N)
02/20/2020VOTE: Passage (56-Y 42-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB167ER)
02/24/2020Signed by Speaker
02/25/2020Signed by President
02/26/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB167ER)
02/28/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 28, 2020
02/28/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 6, 2020
03/06/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 168 (effective 7/1/20)
03/06/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0168)

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