Public elementary and secondary school students, certain; excused absences. (HB1022)

Introduced By

Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City) with support from 9 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Nadarius Clark (D-Portsmouth), Del. Kelly Fowler (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Jackie Glass (D-Norfolk), Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria), Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), Irene Shin (D-Herndon), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Certain public elementary and secondary school students; excused absences; attendance at pow wow. Provides that, subject to guidelines established by the Department of Education, any student who is a member of a state-recognized or federally recognized tribal nation that is headquartered in the Commonwealth and who is absent from school to attend such tribal nation's pow wow gathering shall be granted an excused absence. Read the Bill »


01/25/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Education Committee


01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103817D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on Education
01/21/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1022)
01/24/2022Assigned Education sub: K-12
01/25/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/25/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)

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