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EDUCATION

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2008 Session (CD) Carried over from 2008 session but died in committee on or before December 4th


Accreditation status; requires Board to publish annually for each school by August 1. Amending  22.1-253.13:3. (Patron-Fralin, HB 1825 (F))
Arlington Public Schools; commemorating its 50th anniversary of public school desegregation, and recognizing State’s public schools for dedication providing highest quality education for all students. (Patron-Brink, HJR 816 (P))
Arts and cultural or education districts; any locality may create. Amending  15.2-1129.1. (Patron-Saxman, HB 2535 (F))
Autism Tuition Assistance Grant Program; established. Adding 22.1-335.1 through 22.1-335.8. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 1985 (I) See HB2104; Stosch, SB 956 (F))
Autism Tuition Assistance Grant Program; established. Amending 58.1-322 and 58.1-344.3; adding  22.1-335.1 through 22.1-335.8. (Patron-Stosch, SB 1544 (F))
Battery of teacher, principal, etc.; increases mandatory minimum term of person convicted thereof. Amending  18.2-57. (Patron-Ingram, HB 1764 (F))
Benchmarks for student reading achievement; Board of Education to establish in grades six through 12 to be implemented by local school divisions. Adding  22.1-207.4. (Patron-Amundson, HB 2344 (F))
Braille; certification of instructors. (Patron-Knight, HB 2224 (Chapter 202))
Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Program; may be used to cover costs of required academic fees and graduate study at masters and doctoral levels. Amending  30-231.01 through 30-231.3 and 30-231.8. (Patron-Dance, HB 1893 (Chapter 444))
Businesses; tax credits for donations to nonprofit organizations providing educational funding. Adding  58.1-439.12:03. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 1221 (F))
Campus police; allows any educational institution police officers not be governed by Personnel Act. Amending  2.2-2905 and 23-232. (Patron-Miller, J.C., SB 994 (Chapter 596))
Career and technical education; joint subcommittee to study ways to increase thereof in secondary schools in State. (Patron-Albo, HJR 660 (F))
Career and technical education diploma; delays implementation thereof. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 1519 (F))
Charter schools, public; applicant of governing body, administrators, etc., shall have a continuing duty to disclose certain interests during charter term. Amending  22.1-212.8, 22.1-212.11, and second enactment of Chapter 530, 2004 Acts. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1844 (Chapter 441))
Child abuse and neglect; clarifies that local school board must take reasonable steps to determine whether certain applicant was subject of founded case thereof. Amending  22.1-296.4. (Patron-Orrock, HB 1679 (Chapter 58))
Cigarette tax rate; funding education and Medicaid. Amending 58.1-1001. (Patron-Englin, HB 2379 (F))
Civics Education, Commission on; established. Amending  2.2-2101; adding  30-309 through 30-314; repealing  22.1-212.17 through 22.1-212.22. (Patron-Petersen, SB 1453 (Chapter 859))
Civics Education, Commission on; moves from executive to legislative branch, may seek other public and private sources of funding. Amending  2.2-2101; adding  30-309 through 30-315; repealing  22.1-212.17 through 22.1-212.22. (Patron-Tata, HB 1922 (F); Reynolds, SB 1364 (F))
Classroom placement of twins or multiples; requires school board to develop policies to allow parental input thereof. Amending 22.1-79.3. (Patron-Scott, E.T., HB 2070 (Chapter 195))
Classroom teachers; State Council of Higher Education and Community College System to study shortage thereof. (Patron-Tata, HJR 678 (P))
Code of Student Conduct; bullying, harassment, and intimidation for Board of Education to include in its model policy, including by use of electronic means. Amending  22.1-279.6. (Patron-Englin, HB 1624 (Chapter 431))
College Scholarship Assistance Program; State Council of Higher Education must collect a surcharge from each out-of-state student attending a public institution of higher education. Amending  23-38.48. (Patron-Poisson, HB 1638 (F))
Community College Scholarship Match Program; created. Adding 23-220.5, 23-220.6, and 23-220.7. (Patron-Dance, HB 1612 (F); Athey, HB 2327 (F); Edwards, SB 866 (I) See SB1118; Colgan, SB 1118 (F))
Composite index, local; adjustment for state share of basic aid for certain school divisions. Adding  22.1-98.3. (Patron-Pollard, HB 2093 (F))
Confidentiality of law-enforcement records; disclosures to school principal. Amending  16.1-301. (Patron-McDougle, SB 902 (F))
Constitutional amendment; appointment of members to Board of Education (first reference). Amending Section 4 of Article VIII. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 36 (CD))
Constitutional amendment; General Assembly may provide by general law or special act that responsibility for supervision of schools may be exercised by local governing body, etc., rather than school board (first reference). Amending Section 7 of Article VIII. (Patron-Poisson, HJR 634 (F))
Constitutional amendment; supervision of schools by local government and administrative officer (first reference). Amending Section 7 of Article VIII. (Patron-Poisson, HJR 245 (CD))
Constitutional amendment; supervision of schools by school boards (first reference). Amending Section 7 of Article VIII. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SJR 306 (F))
Constitutional amendments; Governor’s term of office and appointment of members of Board of Education (first reference). Amending Section 1 of Article V and Section 4 of Article VIII. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 631 (F))
Dextromethorphan; sale of over-the-counter medicines containing thereof on school property Class 1 misdemeanor. Adding 18.2-255.3. (Patron-Stuart, SB 952 (F))
Diploma requirements; Board of Education to include a standard credit in economics and personal finance. Amending 22.1-253.13:4. (Patron-Crockett-Stark, HB 2552 (F))
Donor Registry and Public Awareness Fund; changes name of Transplant Council Education Fund thereto, etc. Amending 32.1-292.2, 32.1-297.1, 46.2-342, and 58.1-344.3. (Patron-Howell, SB 949 (Chapter 834))
Driver training programs; transfers to DMV responsibility therefor established for public school system. Amending  46.2-323, 46.2-324.1, 46.2-325, 46.2-334, 46.2-335, 46.2-1700, and 46.2-1702; repealing  22.1-205. (Patron-Hugo, HB 2605 (F))
Driver’s licenses; suspension thereof of minor who has 10 or more unexcused absences from public school on consecutive days. Amending  46.2-323; adding  46.2-334.001. (Patron-Fralin, HB 1826 (Chapter 439))
Early Graduation Incentive Grant Program; established. Adding 23-38.53:25 through 23-38.53:29. (Patron-Saxman, HB 327 (CD); Saxman, HB 2082 (F))
Economics education and financial literacy; repeals requirement in middle and high schools. Repealing  22.1-200.03. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 1521 (F))
Electric service; prohibits electric utilities from charging public schools and libraries for service provided to them. Adding 56-236.3. (Patron-Deeds, SB 1253 (F))
Emergency response plans; ensuring victims’ rights. Amending 22.1-279.8, 23-9.2:9, 32.1-111.3, 32.1-111.11, 44-146.18, and 44-146.19. (Patron-Shannon, HB 2612 (Chapter 222); Howell, SB 1150 (Chapter 269))
Expenditures; annual report of expenditures provided by school board to be made available to public. Amending  22.1-90. (Patron-Poindexter, HB 2269 (Chapter 104))
Family life education; adds benefits, challenges, etc., of marriage for men, women, children, and communities to list of topics covered in curricula. Amending  22.1-207.1. (Patron-Pogge, HB 1746 (Chapter 437))
Family life education; benefits, challenges, etc., of marriage for men, women, children, and communities to list of topics covered in curricula. Amending  22.1-207.1. (Patron-Smith, SB 827 (Chapter 583))
Family life education; instruction on all topics must be both medically accurate and age appropriate. Amending  22.1-207.1. (Patron-Hull, HB 1789 (F))
Family life education; right of parents to review certain materials. Amending  22.1-207.2. (Patron-McClellan, HB 1980 (Chapter 451))
Federal economic stimulus funds; available to State for use exclusively for transportation and education infrastructure improvements. (Patron-Albo, HB 2547 (F))
Financial aid programs, state; persons who have completed program of home school instruction and who have been excused from school attendance are eligible. Amending  23-7.1:02. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 1547 (Chapter 879))
Financial literacy education; local school boards shall implement objectives in middle and high schools that emphasize economic education and financial literacy. Amending  22.1-209.1:2, 22.1-225, and 22.1-253.13:1. (Patron-Spruill, HB 2112 (Chapter 802))
Food allergies; Board of Education to establish guidelines for managing and caring for children in public schools. Adding 22.1-274.3:1. (Patron-Whipple, SB 1322 (I) See SB1367)
Food allergies; school board shall develop and implement a policy for management of students with those that are life-threatening. Adding  22.1-79.4. (Patron-Barker, SB 1367 (F))
Freedom of Information Act; disclosure of names of individual teachers is not required thereunder in response to a request for official salary of employees of local school board. Amending 2.2-3705.8. (Patron-Hugo, HB 2471 (F))
Grant program; modifies eligibility thereof for certain foster care and special needs adoption students. Amending  23-7.4:5. (Patron-Whipple, SB 1049 (Chapter 603))
Guidelines on recycling and waste reduction activities; requires Board of Education to establish guidelines to be implemented by local school divisions. Adding  22.1-131.1. (Patron-Mathieson, HB 1953 (F))
Handguns; exempts permit holders from prohibition against carrying onto school property. Amending  18.2-308.1. (Patron-Johnson, HB 1822 (F))
Health insurance; development of optional proposed program for school board and local government officers and employees, etc. (Patron-Shannon, HB 2632 (F))
Health insurance credits; all retired employees of local school divisions to receive. Amending  51.1-1400 and 51.1-1401. (Patron-McEachin, SB 674 (CD); McEachin, SB 1327 (F))
High school graduation; joint subcommittee to study ways to increase rate in State. (Patron-Ebbin, HJR 706 (F))
Higher education; increase of admission of in-state students at public institutions. Amending  23-9.2:3. (Patron-Albo, HB 1696 (F))
Higher Education, Council of; eliminates requirement to develop a strategic statewide plan to ensure an adequate supply of nurses. Amending  23-9.6:1. (Patron-Tata, HB 1665 (Chapter 56))
Higher Education, Council of; eliminates requirement to develop crisis and emergency management plan in establishing emergency services and disaster preparedness activities. Amending 23-9.6:1. (Patron-Tata, HB 1664 (Chapter 55))
Higher Education, Council of; shall appoint students enrolled at certain educational institutions to student advisory committee. Amending  23-9.3:1. (Patron-Tata, HB 1663 (Chapter 434))
Higher Education, Council of; task force to develop a plan to expand higher education teacher preparation programs for career and technical education. Amending  23-9.6:1. (Patron-Nutter, HB 2149 (F))
Higher Education, Council of; to develop guidelines for curriculum adjustments for developmentally challenged and disabled students that shall be implemented by all public two-year institutions. Amending  23-9.6:1. (Patron-Stuart, SB 977 (F))
Higher educational institutions; at least 80 percent of transfer students admitted to be Virginia domiciles. Amending  23-9.2:3. (Patron-Athey, HB 2324 (F))
Higher educational institutions; automatic acceptance of certain students applying for admission thereto. Amending  23-9.2:3. (Patron-Poisson, HB 1608 (F))
Higher educational institutions; governing body establish rules and regulations requiring at least 75 percent of students admitted be Virginia domiciles. Amending  23-9.2:3. (Patron-Hugo, HB 2475 (F))
Higher educational institutions; governing body thereof must establish rules and regulations requiring at least 70 percent of students admitted be Virginia domiciles. Amending  23-9.2:3. (Patron-Athey, HB 2325 (F))
Holocaust education; Superintendent of Public Instruction shall distribute to all local school divisions a teacher’s manual thereon. (Patron-Hall, HB 2409 (Chapter 474))
Honorary diplomas; requires Board of Education to award to certain veterans of Vietnam War. Amending  2.2-3309.1, 2.2-3310, and 22.1-17.4. (Patron-Dance, HB 1767 (Chapter 66))
Income tax, state; individual school supplies expense tax credit. Adding  58.1-339.12. (Patron-Newman, SB 1278 (F))
Income tax, state; school supplies expense tax credit for public or private schools or home schooled students. Adding  58.1-339.12. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 1976 (F))
Independent cities; eliminates presumption that all are independent by deleting word in numerous statutes. Amending  15.2-102, 15.2-2903, 15.2-2907, 15.2-3526, 15.2-3807, 15.2-3900, 15.2-3907, 15.2-3915, 15.2-4005, 15.2-4113, 15.2-4115, and 22.1-25. (Patron-Watkins, SB 1178 (F))
Instructional spending in classroom; local school division to allocate 65 percent of operating budget thereto. Adding 22.1-18.2 and 22.1-90.1. (Patron-Frederick, HB 2204 (F))
Interscholastic activities; exclusive use of wood baseball bats. Adding  22.1-7.1. (Patron-Miller, P.J., HB 273 (CD))
Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children; created, report. Adding  22.1-360 and 22.1-361. (Patron-Cole, HB 1727 (Chapter 187))
Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children; established, report. Adding  22.1-360. (Patron-Cole, HB 395 (CD))
Juveniles; transmission of probation and parole reports to school superintendent. Amending  16.1-305.2; adding  66-25.2:1. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 1218 (Chapter 276))
K-8 Mathematics Specialists; school divisions encouraged to consider using existing intervention, etc., to hire as means to improve performance of low-achieving students, report. (Patron-Cosgrove, HJR 652 (P))
Literary Fund; distributions. Amending  22.1-147. (Patron-Puckett, SB 408 (CD))
Mob violence; adds act of violence to listing of offenses reported by a juvenile intake officer to a school division when committed by a student. Amending  16.1-260. (Patron-Marsden, HB 2513 (Chapter 385))
No Child Left Behind; Division of Legislative Services to collect data and information on impact thereof, report. (Patron-Landes, HJR 723 (F))
No Child Left Behind Act; prohibits Board of Education from complying with any provisions that are unfunded and are not an integral component of State’s Standards of Quality, etc. (Patron-Hanger, SB 1040 (F))
Pesticides; schools shall permit immediate application thereof to eradicate pest infestations that pose an acute danger to students and staff. Adding  22.1-132.2. (Patron-Toscano, HB 1836 (Chapter 440))
Planning time for school teachers; Superintendent of Public Instruction to ensure elementary school teachers are provided an average of 30 minutes a day. Amending  22.1-291.1. (Patron-Hugo, HB 2474 (Chapter 482))
Project Lead the Way (PLTW) program; school divisions encouraged to consider launching in division’s high schools, report. (Patron-Cosgrove, HJR 651 (P))
Public Education Distribution; Governor and General Assembly shall develop and implement a plan to incrementally lower maximum Composite Index rate. (Patron-Rust, HB 2654 (F))
Public schools; abortion services prohibited. Adding  22.1-7.1. (Patron-Pogge, HB 1538 (CD))
Public schools; composite index formula for basic state aid. Amending  22.1-23, 22.1-92, and 22.1-97. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 437 (CD))
Public schools; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study ways to promote and ensure early reading proficiency and comprehension among third graders. (Patron-Miller, J.C., SJR 313 (F))
Public schools; permitted fees and charges. Amending  22.1-6 and 22.1-251. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HB 379 (CD))
Public schools and families; joint subcommittee to study effects of economic recession thereon. (Patron-Marsh, SJR 307 (F))
Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act of 2002; definition of qualifying projects. Amending  56-575.1. (Patron-Stosch, SB 1244 (I) See SB1153)
Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act of 2002; definitions, review of proposals, report. Amending  56-575.1, 56-575.17, and 56-575.18. (Patron-McDougle, SB 1153 (Chapter 762))
Public/Private Education Investment Tax Credit; created for business entities and individual taxpayers who make contributions to education foundations. Adding  58.1-439.25 through 58.1-439.28. (Patron-Saxman, HB 1965 (F))
Regional alternative education programs; certain students may be administratively assigned thereto at request of parent with the consent of superintendent. Amending  22.1-209.1:2. (Patron-Peace, HB 1945 (Chapter 792))
Registered voters; registration residence requirements for a person attending an accredited public or private institution of higher education located in State. Adding  24.2-417.2. (Patron-Smith, SB 829 (F))
Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program; higher educational institutions encouraged to support by providing academic credit toward baccalaureate degree for participating students. (Patron-Cox, HR 39 (P))
Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions for non-profit schools licensed by Department of Education for students with disabilities. Amending  58.1-609.11. (Patron-Athey, HB 1284 (CD); Obenshain, SB 543 (CD))
Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions for school textbooks extended to students attending colleges and other institutions of learning. Amending  58.1-609.10. (Patron-Peace, HB 1326 (CD))
Retail Sales and Use Tax; exempts contractor when property will be used in construction or repair of public schools. Amending 58.1-610. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 230 (CD))
Retention of energy savings; school boards are required to prepare an approved energy conservation program for public school buildings, report. Adding  22.1-138.2. (Patron-Rust, HB 2151 (F))
Retirement System; adds school board members to membership. Amending  51.1-124.3. (Patron-Nutter, HB 2146 (F))
Retirement System; changes formula for purchase of service by school division superintendents. Amending  51.1-142.3. (Patron-Locke, SB 814 (F))
Retirement System; health insurance credits for retired teachers. Amending  51.1-1401. (Patron-Tata, HB 2069 (Chapter 23))
Retirement System; purchase of prior service credit by teachers. Amending  51.1-142.2. (Patron-Nutter, HB 2143 (F); Stolle, SB 1378 (F))
Retirement System; retirees hired as school board security personnel without interruption of benefits. Amending  51.1-155. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 2139 (F); Barker, SB 1234 (F))
Retirement System; retirees may be hired as teachers without interrupting retirement benefits. Amending Chapters 607, 608, and 609, 2005 Acts. (Patron-BaCote, HB 1911 (F); Reynolds, SB 919 (Chapter 590))
School boards; annual report of expenditures. Amending  22.1-90. (Patron-Poindexter, HB 759 (CD))
School boards, local; grievance procedure. Amending  22.1-79. (Patron-Fralin, HB 2089 (Chapter 459))
School budgets; local school divisions to publish on website. Amending  15.2-2506 and 22.1-93. (Patron-Newman, SB 1285 (Chapter 280))
School calendar; adds to “good cause” circumstances for which school divisions may be granted a waiver from regular post-Labor Day school opening schedule. Amending  22.1-79.1. (Patron-Fralin, HB 2090 (F))
School calendar; makes local school boards responsible for setting and eliminates post-Labor Day opening requirement. Amending 22.1-26, 22.1-79.1, and 22.1-296. (Patron-Vogel, SB 1266 (F))
School choice programs; joint subcommittee to study programs for secondary school students in State. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HJR 641 (F))
School Construction Revolving Fund; created, report. Adding 15.2-2710 through 15.2-2722. (Patron-Rust, HB 923 (CD); Rust, HB 2018 (F); Barker, SB 737 (CD); Blevins, SB 780 (CD); Barker, SB 1226 (F))
School divisions, local; must employ one teacher who has board certification as a behavior analyst for every 25 students with autism. Amending  22.1-253.13:2, 22.1-274, and 22.1-299.2. (Patron-Poisson, HB 1602 (F))
School divisions, local; requires 65 percent of each education dollar to be spent in classroom, report. Adding  22.1-18.2 and 22.1-90.1. (Patron-Loupassi, HB 878 (CD); Loupassi, HB 1800 (F))
School dropout prevention; joint subcommittee to study. (Patron-Colgan, SJR 331 (F))
School facilities; joint subcommittee to study level of state assistance to localities to assist with financing land acquisition and construction and renovation thereof. (Patron-Barker, SJR 338 (F))
School for Deaf and Blind; re-establishes Board of Visitors thereof. Amending  2.2-208, 2.2-2101, 22.1-346, 22.1-348, and 22.1-349; adding  22.1-346.2; repealing  22.1-346.1 and 22.1-347. (Patron-Landes, HB 2353 (Chapter 210))
School for Deaf, Blind, and Multi-Disabled; State’s Board of Education and its Director of Department of General Services shall hold in abeyance conveyance thereof. (Patron-Ward, HB 2656 (Chapter 493))
School records; may be received as evidence in cases involving custody of student or termination of parental rights. Amending 8.01-390.1. (Patron-Bulova, HB 2406 (Chapter 212))
School teachers as witnesses; a party in any case involving custody of a minor child may have subpoena issued to summon a teacher of child to testify at a deposition or a court hearing. Adding 8.01-410.1. (Patron-Herring, SB 1340 (F))
Schools; delayed implementation of certain statutes and regulations, etc., upon which accreditation is based. (Patron-Lohr, HB 2166 (Chapter 463))
Schools, middle and secondary; requires local school boards to establish a uniform grading policy across State. Adding 22.1-7.1. (Patron-Poisson, HB 1603 (F))
Secondary school teachers; required to complete course on current structure and historic development of local and state government. (Patron-Marsden, HB 2530 (F))
Sex offender registration; juveniles of any age adjudicated delinquent of a sexually violent offense to register, requires expulsion from school. Amending  9.1-902, 18.2-370.5, 22.1-254, 22.1-254.2, 22.1-277.06, and 22.1-277.2:1; adding 22.1-277.09. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2361 (F))
Single-sex education; clarifies manner school boards may establish program in a school division. Amending  22.1-212.1:1. (Patron-Peace, HB 1942 (Chapter 84))
Special education; 180 days to appeal due process hearing decisions. Amending  22.1-214. (Patron-Griffith, HB 2304 (Chapter 468))
Special education; definition of a parent to make decisions relating thereto. Adding  22.1-213.1. (Patron-Toscano, HB 2537 (Chapter 119))
Special education services; parental consent. Amending  22.1-214 and 22.1-214.2. (Patron-Englin, HB 808 (CD))
Standards of Learning; delay of textbook adoption cycle. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 1465 (F))
Standards of Learning; directs Board of Education provide option of industry certification and state licensure examinations as a student-selected credit. Amending  22.1-253.13:3. (Patron-Lohr, HB 2517 (Chapter 825))
Standards of Learning; growth model for student academic achievement. Amending  22.1-253.13:1. (Patron-Vanderhye, HB 1234 (CD))
Standards of Quality; apportionment of state and local share for costs of providing educational programs. Adding  22.1-253.13:9. (Patron-Caputo, HB 749 (CD); Watts, HB 2198 (F))
Standards of Quality; school divisions to use state and local funds for elementary resource teachers to employ elementary reading or math specialists for four-year olds. Amending  22.1-253.13:2. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 1466 (F))
Standards of Quality; state average teacher salary not be less than national average. Amending  22.1-253.13:1 and 22.1-289.1. (Patron-Amundson, HB 2335 (F))
Statewide uniform grading policy; Board of Education to establish. Adding  22.1-20.1. (Patron-Lohr, HB 1700 (F))
Students; assessment of those limited English proficient. (Patron-Englin, HB 2589 (Chapter 488))
Students, full-time; exemption from jury service while classes are in session. Amending  8.01-341.1. (Patron-Gear, HB 2045 (F))
Students with Disabilities Tuition Assistance Grant Program; created. Adding  22.1-335.1 through 22.1-335.8. (Patron-Janis, HB 2104 (F))
Suspension of a student, short-term; pending decision by principal or designee whether to require student charged with an offense involving intentional injury to another student, attend an alternative education program. Amending  22.1-277.2:1. (Patron-Amundson, HB 2341 (Chapter 208))
Suspensions; sufficient cause necessary to suspend a student cannot rest solely on instances of truancy. Amending  22.1-277. (Patron-Brink, HB 1794 (Chapter 70))
Textbooks; local school boards may assess a reasonable fee or charge for loss of or damage to. Amending  22.1-243. (Patron-Tata, HB 1923 (Chapter 81))
Transfer students; credits earned for online courses taken in Department of Education’s Virtual Virginia program shall transfer to public schools. Amending  22.1-253.13:4. (Patron-Barlow, HB 2619 (Chapter 490))
Truancy and school dropout prevention; school boards must implement programs and services to include. Amending  16.1-278.4, 16.1-278.5, 22.1-209.1:1, 22.1-258, 22.1-260, 22.1-261, 22.1-262, 22.1-265, 22.1-267, 22.1-279.3, and 22.1-279.6. (Patron-Hall, HB 1263 (CD))
Tuition, in-state; denied to illegal aliens. Adding  23-7.4:01. (Patron-Hanger, SB 1037 (F))
Tuition, in-state; person holding a student or other temporary visa may establish eligibility by providing evidence. Amending 23-7.4. (Patron-Hull, HB 2616 (F))
Two-Year College Transfer Grant; increases annual amount thereof. Amending  23-38.10:11. (Patron-Caputo, HB 2295 (F); Stosch, SB 1240 (F))
Voter registration; residence requirements for certain full-time students. Amending  24.2-101 and 24.2-417.1. (Patron-McClellan, HB 1978 (I) See HB1878)
Voter registration; residence requirements for full-time students enrolled in higher education institutions. Amending 24.2-417.1. (Patron-Shuler, HB 1630 (I) See HB1878)
Workforce housing; locality may offer housing assistance grants to school division personnel. Amending  15.2-958.2. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 2132 (Chapter 198))
2009 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, and Resolutions - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 06/03/09