Bill Text: VA HB2014 | 2017 | Regular Session | Chaptered

Bill Title: Standards of quality; biennial review by Board of Education.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Passed) 2017-04-05 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0787) [HB2014 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2017-HB2014-Chaptered.html

An Act to amend and reenact § 22.1-18.01 of the Code of Virginia, relating to biennial review of the standards of quality required.
[H 2014]
Approved April 5, 2017


Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That § 22.1-18.01 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§22.1-18.01. Biennial review of the standards of quality required; budget estimates.

A. To ensure the integrity of the standards of quality, the Board of Education shall, in even-numbered  odd-numbered years, exercise its constitutional authority to determine and prescribe the standards, subject to revision only by the General Assembly, by reviewing the standards and either (i) proposing amendments to the standards or (ii) making a determination that no changes are necessary.

B. In any odd-numbered year following the year in which If the Board proposes changes to the standards of quality, the budget estimates that are required to be reported pursuant to §2.2-1504 shall take into consideration the Board's proposed standards of quality.