VA SB1561 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 5 2019 - 50% progression
Action: 2019-02-13 - Failed to report (defeated) in Education (10-Y 12-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


Department of Education; sixth grade science curriculum. Directs the Department of Education to coordinate with the Department of Environmental Quality to update the "Window into a Green Virginia" curriculum developed by the Departments for sixth grade science to include a unit on the benefits, including the energy benefits, of recycling and reuse.

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Sixth grade science; Department of Education, et al., shall update curriculum.


Roll Calls

2019-02-13 - House - House: Failed to report (defeated) in Education (10-Y 12-N) (Y: 10 N: 12 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2019-02-11 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (4-Y 3-N) (Y: 4 N: 3 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2019-02-05 - Senate - Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-05 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-04 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-01 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Rules with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (Y: 15 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-02-13HouseFailed to report (defeated) in Education (10-Y 12-N)
2019-02-11HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (4-Y 3-N)
2019-02-11HouseAssigned Education sub: Subcommittee #1
2019-02-08HouseReferred to Committee on Education
2019-02-08HouseRead first time
2019-02-08HousePlaced on Calendar
2019-02-05SenatePassed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
2019-02-05SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2019-02-05SenatePrinted as engrossed 19103236D-E
2019-02-05SenateEngrossed by Senate as amended SB1561E
2019-02-05SenateCommittee amendments agreed to
2019-02-05SenateReading of amendments waived
2019-02-05SenateRead second time
2019-02-04SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2019-02-01SenateReported from Rules with amendments (15-Y 0-N)
2019-01-09SenateReferred to Committee on Rules
2019-01-09SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103236D

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