VA HB1915 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 38-0)
Status: Introduced on January 10 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-02-05 - Left in Appropriations
Pending: House Appropriations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Teacher compensation; at or above national average. Requires that public school teachers be compensated at a rate that is at or above the national average. Under current law, compensation at such rate is aspirational. The bill requires state funding to be provided pursuant to the general appropriation act in a sum sufficient to fund a 4.5 percent annual increase for public school teacher salaries, effective from the 2022-23 school year through the 2026-27 school year. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2022.

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Teachers; required to be compensated at or above national average.


Roll Calls

2021-01-18 - House - House: Reported from Education (19-Y 3-N) (Y: 19 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-01-15 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 2-N) (Y: 6 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-01-15 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 2-N) (Y: 6 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-02-05HouseLeft in Appropriations
2021-01-18HouseReferred to Committee on Appropriations
2021-01-18HouseReported from Education (19-Y 3-N)
2021-01-15HouseSubcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
2021-01-15HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 2-N)
2021-01-13HouseAssigned Education sub: Pre-K-12
2021-01-10HouseReferred to Committee on Education
2021-01-10HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102475D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
221289.1(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments