Standards of Quality; specialized student support. (SB490)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond) with support from co-patron Del. Jeff Bourne (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Standards of Quality; specialized student support. Requires each school board to provide at least four specialized student support positions per 1,000 students. Under current law, each school board is required to provide at least three such positions per 1,000 students. Read the Bill »


03/07/2022: Passed the House


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102879D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/31/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB490)
02/01/2022Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/03/2022Reported from Education and Health (10-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2022Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/04/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB490)
02/08/2022Senate subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/09/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/09/2022Reported from Finance and Appropriations with substitute (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2022Committee substitute printed 22106274D-S1
02/10/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2022Read second time
02/11/2022Reading of substitute waived
02/11/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22106274D-S1
02/11/2022Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB490S1
02/14/2022Read third time and passed Senate (27-Y 13-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2022Placed on Calendar
02/21/2022Read first time
02/21/2022Referred to Committee on Education
02/22/2022Assigned Education sub: Early Childhood/Innovation
02/23/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/23/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
02/23/2022Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/28/2022Reported from Education with substitute (15-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2022Committee substitute printed 22106876D-H1
02/28/2022Referred to Committee on Appropriations
03/02/2022Reported from Appropriations (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB490H1)
03/04/2022Read second time
03/07/2022Read third time
03/07/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22106876D-H1
03/07/2022Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB490H1
03/07/2022Passed House with substitute (90-Y 8-N)
03/07/2022VOTE: Passage (90-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2022House substitute rejected by Senate (5-Y 34-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2022House insisted on substitute
03/09/2022House requested conference committee
03/10/2022Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2022Conferees appointed by Senate
03/10/2022Senators: McClellan, Locke, Hashmi
03/10/2022Conferees appointed by House
03/10/2022Delegates: Davis, Coyner, Subramanyam
03/12/2022Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. pursuant to HJR 455
03/12/2022Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. 1 pursuant to HJR455