Public elementary and secondary school students; ability to pay for meals and school meal debt. (HB583)

Introduced By

Del. Danica Roem (D-Manassas Park)

Progress

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

Description

Public elementary and secondary school students; ability to pay for meals and school meal debt; extracurricular school activities. Requires each school board to adopt policies that prohibit the school board or any school board employee from denying a student the opportunity to participate in any extracurricular school activity because the student cannot pay for a meal at school or owes a school meal debt. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Committee
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101050D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Education
01/19/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB583)
01/24/2022Assigned Education sub: K-12
01/25/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/31/2022Reported from Education (17-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2022Read first time
02/03/2022Read second time and engrossed
02/04/2022Read third time and passed House (75-Y 25-N)
02/04/2022VOTE: Passage (75-Y 25-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2022Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/16/2022Assigned Education sub: Public Education
03/03/2022Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2022Passed by for the day
03/07/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2022Read third time
03/08/2022Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2022Enrolled
03/10/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB583ER)
03/10/2022Signed by Speaker
03/11/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB583ER)
03/11/2022Signed by President
03/22/2022Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 22, 2022
03/22/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 686 (effective 7/1/22)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0686)

Comments

Lynda Hilliard writes:

No child should be punished because of a parents inability to pay school debts. School should be the place where a child can shine and grow. Too many times the school board is the bully.

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