VA HB1370 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Passed on March 29 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-03-29 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0516)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Requirements for home instruction of children; education options. Clarifies that a parent who provides a program of study or curriculum that may be delivered as home instruction is required to provide his child with such program of study or curriculum to satisfy the requirements for the home instruction of such child.

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Home instruction of children; requirements, education options.


Roll Calls

2018-03-05 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-03-02 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (Y: 37 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-03-01 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (Y: 15 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-02-13 - House - House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (Y: 100 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-02-07 - House - House: Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N) (Y: 22 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-02-02 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N) (Y: 10 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-03-29 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0516)
2018-03-29 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 516 (effective 7/1/18)
2018-03-15 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
2018-03-15HouseEnrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 15, 2018
2018-03-09SenateSigned by President
2018-03-07HouseSigned by Speaker
2018-03-07HouseBill text as passed House and Senate (HB1370ER)
2018-03-05SenatePassed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
2018-03-05SenateRead third time
2018-03-02SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N)
2018-03-01SenateReported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
2018-02-21SenateAssigned Education sub: Public Education
2018-02-14SenateReferred to Committee on Education and Health
2018-02-14SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2018-02-13HouseVOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
2018-02-13HouseRead third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
2018-02-12HouseRead second time and engrossed
2018-02-09HouseRead first time
2018-02-07HouseReported from Education (22-Y 0-N)
2018-02-02HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
2018-01-19HouseAssigned Education sub: Subcommittee #2
2018-01-12HouseReferred to Committee on Education
2018-01-12HousePresented and ordered printed 18104417D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
221254.1(n/a)See Bill Text

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Bill Comments