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VAHB2312PassMarijuana; legalization; retail sales; penalties. Eliminates criminal penalties for simple possession of up to one ounce of marijuana by persons 21 years of age or older, modifies several other criminal penalties related to marijuana, and imposes lim...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0551)
VASB1406PassMarijuana; legalization; retail sales; penalties. Eliminates criminal penalties for simple possession of up to one ounce of marijuana by persons 21 years of age or older, modifies several other criminal penalties related to marijuana, and imposes lim...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0550)
VASB1410PassActive military or a military spouse; prohibits discrimination in public accommodations, etc. Prohibits discrimination in public accommodations, employment, and housing on the basis of a person's military status, defined as a member of the uniformed ...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0478)
VASB1225PassBroadband services; education. Authorizes school boards to appropriate funds for the purposes of promoting, facilitating, and encouraging the expansion and operation of broadband services for educational purposes. The bill authorizes school boards to...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0496)
VAHB2161PassActive military or a military spouse; prohibits discrimination in public accommodations, etc. Prohibits discrimination in public accommodations, employment, and housing on the basis of a person's military status, defined as a member of the uniformed ...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0477)
VAHB2019PassPublic elementary and secondary schools; possession and administration of undesignated stock albuterol inhalers and valved holding chambers. Requires each local school board to adopt and implement policies for the possession and administration of und...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0508)
VASB1322PassPublic schools; seizure management and action plans; biennial training. Provides for the submission and utilization of seizure management and action plans for students with a diagnosed seizure disorder. The bill requires each such seizure management ...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0514)
VASB1261PassCourt of Appeals; jurisdiction; number of judges. Expands the jurisdiction of the Court of Appeals of Virginia by providing for an appeal of right in every civil case and provides that the granting of further appeal to the Supreme Court of Virginia s...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0489)
VAHB2086PassChild care providers; background check portability; subsidy pilot program; report. Exempts prospective employees and volunteers of certain child care providers from statutory background check requirements where the individual completed a background c...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0510)
VAHB2299PassDepartment of Education and Board of Education; special education. Requires the Department of Education and the Board of Education to develop new policies and procedures and effect numerous modifications to existing policies and procedures to improve...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0451)
VASB1288PassDepartment of Education and Board of Education; special education. Requires the Department of Education and the Board of Education to develop new policies and procedures and effect numerous modifications to existing policies and procedures to improve...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0452)
VAHB2027PassStandards of Learning assessments; reading and mathematics; grades three through eight; individual student growth. Requires the Board of Education to establish, in lieu of a one-time end-of-year assessment and for the purpose of providing measures of...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0443)
VAHB1909PassCertain school board property; establishment of gun-free zone permitted. Permits any school board to deem any non-school zone building or property that it owns or leases where employees of such school board are regularly present for the purpose of pe...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0439)
VASB1257PassStandards of Quality; specialized student support positions. Modifies a school personnel requirement in Standard 2 of the Standards of Quality to require each school board to provide at least three specialized student support positions, including sch...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0454)
VAHB2176PassSchool board policies; abusive work environments; definitions. Defines, for the purposes of mandatory school board policies relating to abusive work environments, the terms "abusive conduct," "abusive work environment," "physical harm," and "psycholo...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0450)
VAHB1838PassLoudoun County school board; staggered terms. Enables the Loudoun County school board to stagger the terms of its members at the November election immediately preceding the end of the board's term and upon the board's prior vote for staggered terms.
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0166)
VAHB1823PassPublic schools, child day programs, and certain other programs; carbon monoxide detectors required. Requires each building that was built before 2015 and that houses any public school classroom for students, licensed child day program, or other progr...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0165)
VAHB2058PassVirginia STEM Education Advisory Board; established; report. Creates the Virginia Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Advisory Board to create a unified vision regarding STEM education initiatives, language, and measures of succe...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0291)
VASB1132PassPublic schools; severe weather conditions and other emergency situations; unscheduled remote learning days. Provides that when severe weather conditions or other emergency situations have resulted in the closing of any school in a school division for...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0293)
VAHB2135PassCertain school boards; student meals; participation in the Afterschool Meal Program. Requires each school board that governs a local school division that has a student population that qualifies for free and reduced-price meals at a minimum percentage...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0292)
VASB1316PassChild care providers; background check portability; subsidy pilot program; report. Exempts prospective employees and volunteers of certain child care providers from statutory background check requirements where the individual completed a background c...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0251)
VAHB1865PassCertain students in kindergarten through grade 3; reading intervention services. Requires reading intervention services for students in kindergarten through grade three who demonstrate deficiencies based on their individual performance on the Standar...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0167)
VAHB2238PassLicensed private schools for students with disabilities; accreditation. Directs the Board of Education to require, pursuant to regulation, any private school for students with disabilities that is licensed by the Board, as a condition for renewal of ...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0172)
VAHB2013PassSchool board policies; school meal debt; enforcement. Requires each school board to adopt a policy that prohibits the board from filing a lawsuit against a student or the student's parent because the student cannot pay for a meal at school or owes a ...
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2021-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0106)
VAHB1940PassDepartment of Education; guidelines on excused student absences; civic engagement. Provides that, subject to guidelines established by the Department of Education, each school board (i) shall permit one school day-long excused absence per school year...
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2021-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0104)
VASB1439PassDepartment of Education; guidelines on excused student absences; civic engagement. Provides that, subject to guidelines established by the Department of Education, each school board (i) shall permit one school day-long excused absence per school year...
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2021-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0105)
VAHB2091PassCharter; City of Covington; consolidated school division; salaries. Amends the charter for the City of Covington to help facilitate the consolidation of the school divisions of the City of Covington and Alleghany County. The bill sets out the salary ...
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2021-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0079)
VASB1169PassStudent driver safety. Requires (i) driver education programs to include instruction on the dangers of distracted driving and speeding and (ii) a student to submit a standard application form developed by the Department of Education by which the stud...
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2021-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0075)
VAHB1918PassStudent driver safety. Requires (i) driver education programs to include instruction on the dangers of distracted driving and speeding and (ii) a student to submit a standard application form developed by the Department of Education by which the stud...
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2021-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0074)
VASB1267PassCharter; City of Covington; consolidated school division; salaries. Amends the charter for the City of Covington to help facilitate the consolidation of the school divisions of the City of Covington and Alleghany County. The bill sets out the salary ...
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2021-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0080)
VASB1175PassBrunswick County school board; appointed school board salaries. Removes the Brunswick County school board from the list of approved member salaries for appointed school boards. The Brunswick County school board is currently an elected school board.
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2021-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0081)
VASB1401Engross

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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. T...
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2021-03-01
To House Education Committee
VASB1106Engross

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Public School Assistance Fund and Program created. Creates the Public School Assistance Fund and Program, to be administered by the Department of Education, for the purpose of providing grants to school boards to be used for the purposes of repairing...
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2021-03-01
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB1998PassPublic schools; lock-down drills; annual requirement. Reduces from three to two the minimum number of mandatory annual lock-down drills in each public elementary and secondary school in the Commonwealth.
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2021-02-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0026)
VAHB1798PassBrunswick County school board; appointed school board salaries. Removes the Brunswick County school board from the list of approved member salaries for appointed school boards. The Brunswick County school board is currently an elected school board.
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2021-02-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0020)
VAHB1827PassBoard of Education; membership; geographic representation. Requires the nine-member Board of Education to include at least five members, appointed by the Governor, who each reside in different superintendent's regions in the Commonwealth.
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2021-02-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0021)
VAHB1905PassEconomic education and financial literacy required in middle and high school grades; employment arrangements. Adds to objectives developed and approved by the Board of Education for economics education and financial literacy at the middle and high sc...
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2021-02-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0025)
VAHB1790PassPublic schools; severe weather conditions and other emergency situations; unscheduled remote learning days. Provides that when severe weather conditions or other emergency situations have resulted in the closing of any school in a school division for...
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2021-02-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0019)
VASB1196PassTeachers and other licensed school board employees; cultural competency. Requires teacher, principal, and division superintendent evaluations to include an evaluation of cultural competency. The bill requires every person seeking initial licensure or...
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2021-02-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0024)
VAHB1904PassTeachers and other licensed school board employees; cultural competency. Requires teacher, principal, and division superintendent evaluations to include an evaluation of cultural competency. The bill requires every person seeking initial licensure or...
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2021-02-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0023)
VAHB2119PassStudent driver education program; parent participation exemption. Exempts students who are (i) at least 18 years old, (ii) emancipated minors, or (iii) unaccompanied minors who are not in the physical custody of their parent or guardian from the requ...
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2021-02-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0028)
VAHB1736Engross

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School nurses; nomenclature. Prohibits any individual who provides nursing services in a public elementary or secondary school as a school board employee or through a contract with the local health department from using the title of school nurse unle...
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2021-02-18
Failed to report (defeated) in Education and Health (6-Y 8-N)
VASB1169Engross

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High school student parking passes; valid driver's license or driver privilege card required. Requires each public high school to require any student who applies to obtain a pass to park a vehicle on school property to provide evidence that the stude...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Education by voice vote
VASB1175Engross

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Brunswick County school board; appointed school board salaries. Removes the Brunswick County school board from the list of approved member salaries for appointed school boards. The Brunswick County school board is currently an elected school board.
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Education by voice vote
VASB1106Engross

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Public School Assistance Fund and Program created. Creates the Public School Assistance Fund and Program, to be administered by the Department of Education, for the purpose of providing grants to school boards to be used for the purposes of repairing...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Education by voice vote
VASB1225Engross

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Broadband services; education. Authorizes school boards to appropriate funds for the purposes of promoting, facilitating, and encouraging the expansion and operation of broadband services for educational purposes. The bill authorizes school boards to...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Education by voice vote
VASB1132Engross

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Public schools; severe weather conditions and other emergency situations; unscheduled remote learning days. Provides that when severe weather conditions or other emergency situations have resulted in the closing of any school in a school division for...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Education by voice vote
VASB1288Engross

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Department of Education; special education. Requires the Department of Education and the Board of Education to develop new policies and procedures and effect numerous modifications to existing policies and procedures to improve the administration and...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Education by voice vote
VASB1196Engross

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Teachers and other licensed school board employees; cultural competency. The bill requires teacher, principal, and division superintendent evaluations to include an evaluation of cultural competency. The bill requires every person seeking initial lic...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Education by voice vote
VASB1267Engross

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Charter; City of Covington; consolidated school division; salaries. Amends the charter for the City of Covington to help facilitate the consolidation of the school divisions of the City of Covington and Alleghany County. The bill sets out the salary ...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Counties, Cities and Towns by voice vote
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