Licensed private schools for students with disabilities; accreditation. (HB2238)

Introduced By

Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Licensed private schools for students with disabilities; accreditation. Directs the Board of Education to require, pursuant to regulation, any private school for students with disabilities that is licensed by the Board, as a condition for renewal of its initial license to operate, to obtain accreditation from an accrediting agency recognized by the Virginia Council for Private Education within three years of the issuance of its initial triennial license by the Board. The bill provides that, notwithstanding the foregoing requirement, any private school for students with disabilities that is licensed to operate by the Board as of July 1, 2021, shall obtain accreditation from an accrediting agency recognized by the Virginia Council for Private Education no later than July 1, 2024. Read the Bill »

Status

08/05/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Education and Health Committee

History

DateAction
01/13/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101979D
01/13/2021Referred to Committee on Education
01/18/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2238)
01/21/2021Assigned Education sub: SOL and SOQ
01/25/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/27/2021Reported from Education (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2021Read first time
01/29/2021Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2021Read third time and passed House (92-Y 7-N)
02/01/2021VOTE: Passage (92-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2021Referred 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)
02/10/2021Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/18/2021Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (32-Y 0-N)
02/22/2021Read third time
02/22/2021Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/25/2021Enrolled
02/25/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2238ER)
02/25/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2238ER)
02/25/2021Signed by President
02/26/2021Signed by Speaker
03/01/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 1, 2021
03/01/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/18/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 172 (effective 7/1/21)
03/18/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0172)