VA HB1742 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 11-0)
Status: Introduced on November 23 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-15 - Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (3-Y 5-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


In-person instruction; education vouchers; emergency. Requires, in the event that any school board does not provide the option of in-person instruction as the sole method of instruction for any enrolled student, the parent of any such student who withdraws his child from attendance to receive, upon request, an education voucher in an amount equal to a prorated share of the applicable Standards of Quality per-pupil state funds appropriated for public school purposes and apportioned to the school division, 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 child is eligible, to cover the expenses of providing in-person instruction in an alternative setting. The bill permits the Department of Education to establish rules, regulations, or procedures for the issuance of such education vouchers. The bill contains an emergency clause.

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In-person instruction; education vouchers, etc.


Roll Calls

2021-01-15 - House - House: Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (3-Y 5-N) (Y: 3 N: 5 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]


2021-01-15HouseSubcommittee failed to recommend reporting (3-Y 5-N)
2021-01-13HouseAssigned Education sub: Pre-K-12
2020-11-23HouseReferred to Committee on Education
2020-11-23HousePrefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/13/21 21100770D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
22198.3(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

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