School boards; employment verification, requirement. (SB441)

Introduced By

Sen. Tara Durant (R-Fredericksburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


School boards; employment verification; timing. Requires each school board to respond within 10 working days of receiving a request for employment verification of a former employee of the school board when such verification is sought by another school board. The bill defines working day as every day except Saturdays, Sundays, and legal state and federal holidays. This bill is identical to HB 355. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24103960D
01/09/2024Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/15/2024Impact statement from DPB (SB441)
01/30/2024Assigned Education and Health Sub: Public Education
02/01/2024Senate subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/08/2024Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2024Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/08/2024Committee substitute printed 24106923D-S1
02/08/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2024Read second time
02/09/2024Reading of substitute waived
02/09/2024Committee substitute agreed to 24106923D-S1
02/09/2024Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB441S1
02/09/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2024Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2024Placed on Calendar
02/15/2024Read first time
02/15/2024Referred to Committee on Education
02/15/2024Assigned Education sub: K-12 Subcommittee
02/20/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
02/21/2024Reported from Education with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2024Committee substitute printed 24107851D-H1
02/23/2024Read second time
02/23/2024Impact statement from DPB (SB441H1)
02/26/2024Read third time
02/26/2024Committee substitute agreed to 24107851D-H1
02/26/2024Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB441H1
02/26/2024Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
02/26/2024VOTE: Block Vote Passage (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2024House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 39-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2024House insisted on substitute
02/29/2024House requested conference committee
03/04/2024Senate acceded to request (38-Y 0-N)
03/04/2024Conferees appointed by Senate
03/04/2024Senators: Durant, Pekarsky, VanValkenburg
03/05/2024Conferees appointed by House
03/05/2024Delegates: Sewell, Laufer, Milde
03/06/2024C Amended by conference committee
03/06/2024Conference substitute printed 24108651D-S2
03/06/2024Conference report agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
03/06/2024VOTE: Adoption (99-Y 0-N)
03/07/2024Passed by temporarily
03/07/2024Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/25/2024Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB441ER)
03/25/2024Signed by President
03/26/2024Signed by Speaker
03/27/2024Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 27, 2024
03/27/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 8, 2024
03/31/2024Impact statement from DPB (SB441ER)
04/04/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 508 (effective 7/1/24)

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