VA HB2053 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 21-2)
Status: Vetoed on May 3 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-05-03 - Governor: Vetoed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]

Summary

School boards; staffing ratios; guidance counselors. Changes the name of guidance counselors to school counselors and requires school boards to employ school counselors in accordance with the following ratios: in elementary schools, one hour per day per 91 students, one full-time at 455 students, one hour per day additional time per 91 students or major fraction thereof; in middle schools, one period per 74 students, one full-time at 370 students, one additional period per 74 students or major fraction thereof; and in high schools, one period per 65 students, one full-time at 325 students, one additional period per 65 students or major fraction thereof. Additionally, the bill provides that notwithstanding any act of the 2019 Regular Session of the General Assembly the ratio of school counselors to students shall be as provided for in the appropriation act. School boards; staffing ratios; guidance counselors. Changes the name of guidance counselors to school counselors and requires school boards to employ school counselors in accordance with the following ratios: in elementary schools, one hour per day per 91 students, one full-time at 455 students, one hour per day additional time per 91 students or major fraction thereof; in middle schools, one period per 74 students, one full-time at 370 students, one additional period per 74 students or major fraction thereof; and in high schools, one period per 65 students, one full-time at 325 students, one additional period per 65 students or major fraction thereof. Additionally, the bill provides that notwithstanding any act of the 2019 Regular Session of the General Assembly the ratio of school counselors to students shall be as provided for in the appropriation act.

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Title

School boards; staffing ratios, guidance counselors.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2019-04-03 - Senate - Senate: Senate rejected Governor's recommendation (16-Y 22-N) (Y: 16 N: 22 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2019-04-03 - House - House: VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (Y: 99 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-23 - House - House: VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (Y: 99 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-23 - Senate - Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-21 - Senate - Senate: Senate insisted on amendment (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-21 - House - House: VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 97-N) (Y: 0 N: 97 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2019-02-20 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-19 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-18 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Finance with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (Y: 15 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-14 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Education and Health with amendment (14-Y 1-N) (Y: 14 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-05 - House - House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (Y: 99 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-01 - House - House: Reported from Appropriations with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (Y: 21 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-01-30 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N) (Y: 7 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-01-28 - House - House: Reported from Education (21-Y 0-N) (Y: 21 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-01-23 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 1-N) (Y: 8 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-05-03 Governor: Vetoed by Governor
2019-04-03 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, May 3, 2019
2019-04-03HouseCommunicated to Governor
2019-04-03SenateSenate rejected Governor's recommendation (16-Y 22-N)
2019-04-03SenatePassed by temporarily
2019-04-03HouseVOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N)
2019-04-03HouseHouse concurred in Governor's recommendation (99-Y 0-N)
2019-04-03HousePlaced on Calendar
2019-03-25HouseGovernor's recommendation received by House
2019-03-11 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
2019-03-11HouseEnrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2019
2019-03-09SenateSigned by President
2019-03-07HouseSigned by Speaker
2019-03-07HouseBill text as passed House and Senate (HB2053ER)
2019-03-07HouseEnrolled
2019-02-23HouseVOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N)
2019-02-23HouseConference report agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
2019-02-23SenateConference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
2019-02-23HouseConference substitute printed 19107678D-H2
2019-02-23 Conference: Amended by conference committee
2019-02-21SenateSenators: Peake, Chase, Dance
2019-02-21SenateConferees appointed by Senate
2019-02-21HouseDelegates: McQuinn, Jones, S.C., Landes
2019-02-21HouseConferees appointed by House
2019-02-21HouseHouse acceded to request
2019-02-21SenateSenate requested conference committee
2019-02-21SenateSenate insisted on amendments (40-Y 0-N)
2019-02-21HouseVOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 97-N)
2019-02-21HouseSenate amendments rejected by House (0-Y 97-N)
2019-02-21HousePlaced on Calendar
2019-02-20SenatePassed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N)
2019-02-20SenateEngrossed by Senate as amended
2019-02-20SenateCommittee amendment agreed to
2019-02-20SenateReading of amendment waived
2019-02-20SenateCommittee amendment agreed to
2019-02-20SenateReading of amendment waived
2019-02-20SenateRead third time
2019-02-19SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2019-02-18SenateReported from Finance with amendment (15-Y 0-N)
2019-02-14SenateRereferred to Finance
2019-02-14SenateReported from Education and Health with amendment (14-Y 1-N)
2019-02-06SenateReferred to Committee on Education and Health
2019-02-06SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2019-02-05HouseVOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
2019-02-05HouseRead third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
2019-02-04HouseEngrossed by House - committee substitute HB2053H1
2019-02-04HouseCommittee substitute agreed to 19105937D-H1
2019-02-04HouseRead second time
2019-02-03HouseRead first time
2019-02-01HouseCommittee substitute printed 19105937D-H1
2019-02-01HouseReported from Appropriations with substitute (21-Y 0-N)
2019-01-30HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
2019-01-28HouseAssigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education
2019-01-28HouseReferred to Committee on Appropriations
2019-01-28HouseReported from Education (21-Y 0-N)
2019-01-23HouseSubcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
2019-01-23HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 1-N)
2019-01-11HouseAssigned Education sub: Subcommittee #2
2019-01-07HouseReferred to Committee on Education
2019-01-07HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102240D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
221227.1(n/a)See Bill Text
221253.13:10(n/a)See Bill Text
221253.13:2(n/a)See Bill Text
221290.01(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

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Bill Comments

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