Teachers and other licensed school board employees; cultural competency. (SB1196)

Introduced By

Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton) with support from co-patrons Sen. John Bell (D-Chantilly), Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon), and Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)

Progress

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

Description

Teachers and other licensed school board employees; cultural competency. Requires teacher, principal, and division superintendent evaluations to include an evaluation of cultural competency. The bill requires every person seeking initial licensure or renewal of a license from the Board of Education (i) to complete instruction or training in cultural competency and (ii) with an endorsement in history and social sciences to complete instruction in African American history, as prescribed by the Board. The bill also requires each school board to adopt and implement policies that require each teacher and any other school board employee holding a license issued by the Board to complete cultural competency training, in accordance with guidance issued by the Board, at least every two years. This bill is identical to HB 1904. Read the Bill »

Status

04/21/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Education Committee

History

DateAction
01/11/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101992D
01/11/2021Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/14/2021Reported from Education and Health (9-Y 4-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/14/2021Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
01/18/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1196)
02/02/2021Reported from Finance and Appropriations (13-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2021Read second time and engrossed
02/05/2021Read third time and passed Senate (22-Y 16-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2021Placed on Calendar
02/07/2021Read first time
02/07/2021Referred to Committee on Education
02/08/2021Continued to Special Session 1 in Education
02/10/2021Reported from Education (14-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2021Read second time
02/15/2021Read third time
02/15/2021Passed House (57-Y 43-N)
02/15/2021VOTE: Passage (57-Y 43-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2021Enrolled
02/17/2021Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1196ER)
02/17/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1196ER)
02/17/2021Signed by President
02/18/2021Signed by Speaker
02/22/2021Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 22, 2021
02/22/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
02/25/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 24 (effective 7/1/21)
02/25/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0024)

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