VA HJR92 | 2014 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on January 7 2014 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2014-02-12 - Left in Rules
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Study; religious exemption to compulsory school attendance; report. Requests the Department of Education to (i) survey each local school board to determine (a) how the school board makes the determination that a student is eligible to be excused from attending school by reason of bona fide religious training or belief pursuant to subdivision B 1 of §22.1-254 of the Code of Virginia, (b) whether the initial determination pursuant to clause (a) is reviewed, (c) whether the school board requires the initial grant to be renewed and, if so, how often, and (d) whether the school board monitors the educational progress of students who have been excused from attending school by reason of bona fide religious training or belief or requires the student's parents to report on the student's educational progress, or both, and (ii) make a recommendation to the General Assembly on how, if at all, §22.1-254 of the Code of Virginia could be amended to better carry out the requirements of Article VIII, Sections 1 and 3 of the Constitution of Virginia.

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Compulsory school attendance; religious exemption, report.



2014-02-12HouseLeft in Rules
2014-01-30HouseSubcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
2014-01-28HouseAssigned Rules sub: Studies
2014-01-07HouseReferred to Committee on Rules
2014-01-07HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102790D


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