VA SB812 | 2013 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Introduced on December 20 2012 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2013-01-31 - Stricken at request of patron in Education and Health (14-Y 0-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Students receiving home instruction; participation in interscholastic programs. Prohibits public schools from joining an organization governing interscholastic programs that does not deem eligible for participation a student who (i) is receiving home instruction; (ii) has demonstrated evidence of progress for two consecutive academic years; (iii) is in compliance with immunization requirements; (iv) is entitled to free tuition in a public school; (v) has not reached the age of 19 by August 1 of the current academic year; (vi) is an amateur who receives no compensation but participates solely for the educational, physical, mental, and social benefits of the activity; (vii) complies with all disciplinary rules and is subject to all codes of conduct applicable to all public high school athletes; and (viii) complies with all other rules governing awards, all-star games, maximum consecutive semesters of high school enrollment, parental consents, physical examinations, and transfers applicable to all high school athletes. The bill allows such students to be charged reasonable fees for participation.

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Public school interscholastic programs; participation of students receiving home instruction.


Roll Calls

2013-01-31 - Senate - Senate: Stricken at request of patron in Education and Health (14-Y 0-N) (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2013-01-31SenateStricken at request of patron in Education and Health (14-Y 0-N)
2012-12-20SenateReferred to Committee on Education and Health
2012-12-20SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13103150D


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
2217.2(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

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