VA HB5009 | 2020 | 1st Special Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 8-1)
Status: Introduced on August 11 2020 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-11-09 - Left in Education
Pending: House Education Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


School boards; in-person instruction; student home internet access; emergency. Requires each school board to provide in-person instruction to any student whose primary residence is not capable of receiving Internet access at speeds greater than 10 MBps download speed and one MBps upload speed. The bill contains an emergency clause. The bill sunsets upon the expiration of the state of emergency declared by the Governor in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the Commonwealth.

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School boards; in-person instruction, student home internet access.



2020-11-09HouseLeft in Education
2020-08-11HouseReferred to Committee on Education
2020-08-11HousePrefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 08/18/20 20200361D

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22179(n/a)See Bill Text

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