High school graduation; multiple pathways to advanced studies diploma, associated diploma seals. (HB340)

Introduced By

Del. Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patrons Del. Margaret Ransone (R-Kinsale), and Del. Tony Wilt (R-Harrisonburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Board of Education; high school graduation; alternative pathways to the advanced studies diploma. Directs the Board of Education to establish two pathways to the advanced studies high school diploma, and associated diploma seals for students who successfully follow and demonstrate excellence on such pathways: one pathway that requires advanced coursework in a career and technical education field but does not require coursework in world language and another pathway that requires advanced coursework in world language but does not require coursework in a career and technical education field. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100598D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Education
01/19/2022Assigned Education sub: Early Childhood/Innovation
01/19/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB340)
02/02/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/02/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 1-N)
02/07/2022Reported from Education with substitute (13-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2022Committee substitute printed 22105271D-H1
02/09/2022Read first time
02/10/2022Read second time
02/10/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22105271D-H1
02/10/2022Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB340H1
02/11/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB340H1)
02/11/2022Read third time and passed House (54-Y 45-N)
02/11/2022VOTE: Passage (54-Y 45-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2022Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/22/2022Assigned Education sub: Public Education
03/03/2022Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)