VA HB2 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Engrossed on January 29 2018 - 50% progression
Action: 2018-01-31 - Referred to Committee on Education and Health
Pending: Senate Education and Health Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Teacher licensure; reciprocity; spouses of Armed Forces members. Requires the Board of Education to provide for teacher licensure by reciprocity for a period of one year for any spouse of an active duty member of the Armed Forces of the United States or the Commonwealth, provided that such spouse has obtained a valid out-of-state license, with full credentials and without deficiencies, that is in force at the time the application for such a one-year reciprocal license is received by the Department of Education. The bill provides that any such individual who receives a satisfactory evaluation at the conclusion of the year of employment under such one-year reciprocal license is eligible for a renewable license.

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Teacher licensure; reciprocity, spouses of Armed Forces members.


Roll Calls

2018-01-30 - House - House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE 2 (99-Y 0-N) (Y: 99 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-01-30 - House - House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (Y: 98 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-01-24 - House - House: Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N) (Y: 22 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-01-22 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N) (Y: 8 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-01-31SenateReferred to Committee on Education and Health
2018-01-31SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2018-01-30HouseVOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE 2 (99-Y 0-N)
2018-01-30HousePassed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
2018-01-30HouseReconsideration of passage agreed to by House
2018-01-30HouseVOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
2018-01-30HouseRead third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
2018-01-29HouseRead second time and engrossed
2018-01-26HouseRead first time
2018-01-24HouseReported from Education (22-Y 0-N)
2018-01-22HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
2018-01-19HouseAssigned Education sub: Subcommittee #1
2017-11-20HouseReferred to Committee on Education
2017-11-20HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100912D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
221298.1(n/a)See Bill Text

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