Virginia STEM Education Advisory Board; established, report. (HB2058)

Introduced By

Del. Shelly Simonds (D-Newport News) with support from co-patrons Del. Terry Austin (R-Buchanan), Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City), and Del. Martha Mugler (D-Hampton


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia STEM Education Advisory Board; established; report. Creates the Virginia Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Advisory Board to create a unified vision regarding STEM education initiatives, language, and measures of success to promote a culture of collaboration for STEM programming in the Commonwealth. The Board shall develop the infrastructure for creating STEM Regional Hubs and naming STEM Champions in communities across the Commonwealth. Additionally, the Board shall report annually to the Governor and the General Assembly on STEM challenges, goals, and successes across the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »


01/25/2021: Passed the House


01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101975D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on Education
01/14/2021Assigned Education sub: SOL and SOQ
01/18/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/18/2021Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/20/2021Reported from Education (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2021Read first time
01/22/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2058)
01/22/2021Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2021Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
01/25/2021VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N)

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