VA HB1508 | 2023 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 21-0)
Status: Introduced on January 4 2023 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-02-07 - Left in Education
Pending: House Education Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Virginia Education Success Account Program; establishment. Permits the parents of qualified students, defined in the bill, to apply for a one-year, renewable Virginia Education Success Account that consists of an amount that is equivalent to a certain percentage of all applicable annual Standards of Quality per pupil state funds appropriated for public school purposes and apportioned to the school division in which the qualified student resides, including the per pupil share of state sales tax funding in basic aid and any state per pupil share of special education funding for which the qualified student is eligible. The bill permits the parent of the qualified student to use the moneys in such account for certain qualified expenses of the qualified student, including tuition, deposits, fees, and required textbooks at a private elementary school or secondary school that is located in the Commonwealth. The bill also contains provisions relating to program and account administration by the Department of the Treasury and a third-party financial institution that serves as program administrator pursuant to a contract with the Department of the Treasury.

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Virginia Education Success Account Program; established, report.


Roll Calls

2023-02-01 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (4-Y 3-N) (Y: 4 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-01-25 - House - House: Reported from Education with amendment(s) (11-Y 10-N) (Y: 11 N: 10 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-01-17 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (5-Y 3-N) (Y: 5 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-02-07HouseLeft in Education
2023-02-03HouseReferred to Committee on Education
2023-02-03HouseReferred from Appropriations by voice vote
2023-02-01HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (4-Y 3-N)
2023-01-25HouseAssigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education
2023-01-25HouseReferred to Committee on Appropriations
2023-01-25HouseReported from Education with amendment(s) (11-Y 10-N)
2023-01-17HouseSubcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
2023-01-17HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (5-Y 3-N)
2023-01-16HouseAssigned Education sub: K-12
2023-01-04HouseReferred to Committee on Education
2023-01-04HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/23 23102042D


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
221222.1(n/a)See Bill Text
221222.7(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments