Constitutional amendment; public schools in the Commonwealth (first reference). (SJ275)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta) with support from co-patron Del. John Avoli (R-Staunton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Constitutional amendment (first reference); public schools in the Commonwealth; equitable educational opportunities. Requires the General Assembly to provide for a system of public schools in the Commonwealth with equitable educational opportunities for all children and to ensure that all school-age children are provided with equitable educational opportunities. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/09/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100836D
12/09/2020Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/04/2021Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2021Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/04/2021Reading waived (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2021Read second time
02/05/2021Reading of amendments waived
02/05/2021Committee amendments agreed to
02/05/2021Engrossed by Senate as amended SJ275E
02/05/2021Printed as engrossed 21100836D-E
02/05/2021Reading waived (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2021Agreed to by Senate (34-Y 1-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/07/2021Placed on Calendar
02/07/2021Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/08/2021Continued to Special Session 1 in Privileges and Elections
02/17/2021Tabled in Privileges and Elections (11-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)

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