VA SB126 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Passed on March 29 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-03-29 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0521)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Driver education programs; parent/student driver education component. Permits any school division outside Planning District 8, at the discretion of the local school board, to administer a parent/student driver education component as part of the driver education curriculum. Under both current law and the bill, such component is a requirement in Planning District 8 (Northern Virginia). The bill allows for school divisions outside Planning District 8 to administer such component in-person or online.

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Driver education programs; parent/student driver education component.


Roll Calls

2018-03-06 - Senate - Senate: House amendments agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-03-05 - House - House: VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 4-N) (Y: 95 N: 4 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-02-28 - House - House: Reported from Education (20-Y 2-N) (Y: 20 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-02-21 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N) (Y: 10 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-01-30 - Senate - Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-01-26 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (35-Y 0-N) (Y: 35 N: 0 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-01-25 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Education and Health with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-03-29 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0521)
2018-03-29 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 521 (effective 7/1/18)
2018-03-16 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
2018-03-16SenateEnrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 16, 2018
2018-03-10SenateSigned by President
2018-03-08HouseSigned by Speaker
2018-03-08SenateBill text as passed Senate and House (SB126ER)
2018-03-06SenateHouse amendments agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
2018-03-05HouseVOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 4-N)
2018-03-05HousePassed House with amendments (95-Y 4-N)
2018-03-05HouseEngrossed by House as amended
2018-03-05HouseAmendment by Delegate VanValkenburg agreed to
2018-03-05HouseAmendments by Delegate Bulova agreed to
2018-03-05HouseRead third time
2018-03-02HouseRead second time
2018-02-28HouseReported from Education (20-Y 2-N)
2018-02-21HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
2018-02-16HouseAssigned Education sub: Subcommittee #2
2018-02-05HouseReferred to Committee on Education
2018-02-05HouseRead first time
2018-02-05HousePlaced on Calendar
2018-01-30SenateRead third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
2018-01-29SenateEngrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB126S1
2018-01-29SenateCommittee substitute agreed to 18105453D-S1
2018-01-29SenateReading of substitute waived
2018-01-29SenateRead second time
2018-01-26SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (35-Y 0-N)
2018-01-25SenateReported from Education and Health with substitute (14-Y 0-N)
2018-01-25SenateCommittee substitute printed 18105453D-S1
2018-01-17SenateAssigned Education sub: Public Education
2017-12-19SenateReferred to Committee on Education and Health
2017-12-19SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102499D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
221205(n/a)See Bill Text
4621702(n/a)See Bill Text

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