VA SB1401 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Foward to future SB1401


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Engrossed on February 4 2021 - 50% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2021-02-08 - Continued to Special Session 1 in Education by voice vote
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Standards of Learning assessments; reduction; report. Reduces the total number and type of required Standards of Learning assessments to the minimum requirements established by the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended. The bill requires the Department of Education to annually report on the estimated projected and actual savings from the implementation of the bill and report the amount of such savings to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Committee on Appropriations and the Senate Committee on Finance and Appropriations no later than the first day of each Regular Session of the General Assembly. The bill also requires that such amount be included in the total for Direct Aid to Public Education in any general appropriation act.

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Standards of Learning; reduces total number & type of required assessments to minimum requirements.


Roll Calls

2021-02-05 - Senate - Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (26-Y 12-N) (Y: 26 N: 12 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-02-03 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-03 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Finance and Appropriations (10-Y 5-N) (Y: 10 N: 5 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-01-28 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Education and Health (10-Y 5-N) (Y: 10 N: 5 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-02-08HouseContinued to Special Session 1 in Education by voice vote
2021-02-07HouseReferred to Committee on Education
2021-02-07HouseRead first time
2021-02-07HousePlaced on Calendar
2021-02-05SenateRead third time and passed Senate (26-Y 12-N)
2021-02-04SenateRead second time and engrossed
2021-02-03SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
2021-02-03SenateReported from Finance and Appropriations (10-Y 5-N)
2021-01-28SenateRereferred to Finance and Appropriations
2021-01-28SenateReported from Education and Health (10-Y 5-N)
2021-01-20SenateAssigned Education sub: Public Education
2021-01-13SenateReferred to Committee on Education and Health
2021-01-13SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100971D

Same As/Similar To

SB1401 (Carry Over) 2021-02-08 - Continued to Special Session 1 in Education by voice vote

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
221253.13:3(n/a)See Bill Text

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