VA SB1063 | 2015 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 13 2015 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2015-02-05 - Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (14-Y 0-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Charter schools; personnel. Allows public charter schools to designate in their applications whether their employees will participate in the Virginia Retirement System. The bill directs the Board of Trustees of the Virginia Retirement System to develop procedures allowing school boards that approve such applications to exempt the charter school employees from participation. The bill also (i) requires at least 75 percent of public charter elementary school teachers to be licensed and at least 50 percent of public charter middle and high school teachers to be licensed and (ii) specifies that all teachers otherwise be "highly qualified," as defined by the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

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Charter schools; personnel.


Roll Calls

2015-02-05 - Senate - Senate: Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (14-Y 0-N) (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2015-02-05SenatePassed by indefinitely in Education and Health (14-Y 0-N)
2015-01-26SenateAssigned Education sub: Public Education
2015-01-13SenateReferred to Committee on Education and Health
2015-01-13SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100783D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
221212.13(n/a)See Bill Text
221212.8(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments