Children who are deaf or hard of hearing; language development, assessment resources. (HB649)

Introduced By

Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond) with support from co-patron Del. John Avoli (R-Staunton)

Progress

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

Description

Language development for children who are deaf or hard of hearing; assessment resources for parents and educators; advisory committee; report. Requires the Department of Education, in coordination with the Department for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing and Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, to (i) select, with input from an advisory committee that the bill establishes, language developmental milestones and include such milestones in a resource for use by parents of a child from birth to age five who is identified as deaf or hard of hearing to monitor and track their child's expressive and receptive language acquisition and developmental stages toward English literacy; (ii) disseminate such resource to such parents; (iii) select existing tools or assessments for educators for use in assessing the language and literacy development of children from birth to age five who are deaf or hard of hearing; (iv) disseminate such tools or assessments to local educational agencies and provide materials and training on their use; and (v) annually produce a report that compares the language and literacy development of children from birth to age five who are deaf or hard of hearing with the language and literacy development of their peers who are not deaf or hard of hearing and make such report available to the public on its website. The bill states that the advisory committee function shall terminate effective June 30, 2023. This bill is identical to SB 265. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Committee
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22104208D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Education
01/26/2022Assigned Education sub: K-12
02/01/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB649)
02/07/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/07/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
02/07/2022Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/07/2022Reported from Education with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2022Committee substitute printed 22106144D-H1
02/07/2022Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/07/2022Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education
02/08/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB649H1)
02/09/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/09/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
02/09/2022Reported from Appropriations with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2022Committee substitute printed 22106319D-H2
02/11/2022Read first time
02/14/2022Read second time
02/14/2022Committee on Education substitute rejected 22106144D-H1
02/14/2022Committee on Appropriations substitute agreed to 22106319D-H2
02/14/2022Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB649H2
02/15/2022Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/15/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/16/2022Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/24/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/24/2022Reported from Education and Health with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2022Committee substitute printed 22106944D-S1
02/24/2022Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/28/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB649S1)
03/02/2022Reported from Finance and Appropriations (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2022Read third time
03/04/2022Reading of substitute waived
03/04/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22106944D-S1
03/04/2022Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB649S1
03/04/2022Passed Senate with substitute (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2022Senate substitute agreed to by House 22106944D-S1 (97-Y 0-N)
03/08/2022VOTE: Adoption (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2022Enrolled
03/10/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB649ER)
03/10/2022Signed by Speaker
03/11/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB649ER)
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
04/08/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 238 (effective 7/1/22)
04/08/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0238)

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