School Construction and Modernization, Commission on; established, report. (SB888)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Commission on School Construction and Modernization established; report. Establishes the Commission on School Construction and Modernization for the purpose of providing guidance and resources to local school divisions related to school construction and modernization and making funding recommendations to the General Assembly and the Governor. The bill sunsets on July 1, 2026, with a provision that if the Commission does not receive funding in the appropriation act after its first year, it will sunset on July 1 of the following year. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103055D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Rules
01/28/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB888)
01/31/2020Reported from Rules with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2020Read second time
02/04/2020Reading of amendments waived
02/04/2020Committee amendments agreed to
02/04/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended SB888E
02/04/2020Printed as engrossed 20103055D-E
02/05/2020Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB888E)
02/13/2020Placed on Calendar
02/13/2020Read first time
02/13/2020Referred to Committee on Rules
02/27/2020Reported from Rules with amendments (16-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2020Read second time
03/03/2020Read third time
03/03/2020Committee amendments agreed to
03/03/2020Engrossed by House as amended
03/03/2020Passed House with amendments (87-Y 9-N)
03/03/2020VOTE: Passage (87-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2020House amendments rejected by Senate (1-Y 39-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2020House insisted on amendments
03/05/2020House requested conference committee
03/05/2020Senate acceded to request (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2020Conferees appointed by Senate
03/05/2020Senators: McClellan, Boysko, Stanley
03/05/2020Conferees appointed by House
03/05/2020Delegates: McQuinn, Mullin, Rush
03/07/2020C Amended by conference committee
03/07/2020Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2020Conference report agreed to by House (89-Y 5-N)
03/08/2020VOTE: Adoption (89-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
03/18/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB888ER)
03/18/2020Signed by President
03/19/2020Signed by Speaker
03/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB888ER)
03/20/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 20, 2020
03/20/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/10/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 1044 (effective 7/1/20)
04/10/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1044)