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), Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), Del. Martha Mugler (D-Hampton, and Del. Chris Runion (R-Bridgewater)


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 »


03/18/2021: signed by governor


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) (see vote tally)
01/26/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
01/26/2021Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2021Reported from Education and Health (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2021Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/17/2021Reported from Finance and Appropriations (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2021Read second time
02/19/2021Read third time
02/19/2021Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/24/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2058ER)
02/24/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2058ER)
02/24/2021Signed by President
02/25/2021Signed by Speaker
02/26/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 26, 2021
02/26/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/18/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 291 (effective 7/1/21)
03/18/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0291)