In-person instruction; education vouchers, etc. (HB201)

Introduced By

Del. Michael Webert (R-Marshall)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


In-person instruction; education vouchers; emergency. Requires, in the event that any school board does not provide the option of in-person instruction as the sole method of instruction for any enrolled student, the parent of any such student who withdraws his child from attendance to receive, upon request, an education voucher in an amount equal to a prorated share of the applicable Standards of Quality per-pupil state funds appropriated for public school purposes and apportioned to the school division, including the per-pupil share of state sales tax funding in basic aid and any state per-pupil share of special education funding for which the child is eligible, to cover the expenses of providing in-person instruction in an alternative setting. The bill permits the Department of Education to establish rules, regulations, or procedures for the issuance of such education vouchers. The bill contains an emergency clause. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2022Presented and ordered printed with emergency clause 22100592D
01/10/2022Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/12/22 22100592D
01/10/2022Referred to Committee on Education
01/18/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB201)
01/31/2022Assigned Education sub: K-12
02/07/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 3-N)
02/07/2022Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/07/2022Reported from Education (12-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2022Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/07/2022Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education
02/09/2022Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N)
02/15/2022Left in Appropriations

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