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EDUCATION

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation (C) Carried over to 2011 Session


Administration of higher education; restructures system. Amending  2.2-106, 2.2-208, 2.2-1516, 2.2-2233.1, 2.2-2238, 2.2-4002, 2.2-5005, 22.1-17.3, 22.1-26, 22.1-290.01, 22.1-305.2, 22.1-338, 23-2.2:1, 23-4.3, 23-4.3:2, 23-4.4, 23-7.1:02, 23-7.4 through 23-7.4:6, 23-7.5, 23-9.2:3, 23-9.2:3.02, 23-9.2:3.03, 23-9.2:3.1, 23-9.2:3.2, 23-9.2:3.5, 23-9.2:4.1, 23-9.2:7, 23-31, 23-38.10:1, 23-38.10:2, 23-38.12, 23-38.13, 23-38.18, 23-38.19:1, 23-38.19:2, 23-38.45 through 23-38.50, 23-38.52, 23-38.53:4, 23-38.53:6, 23-38.56, 23-38.72, 23-38.76, 23-38.88, 23-38.90, 23-38.93, 23-50.16:01, 23-214, 23-218 through 23-220.01, 23-220.3, 23-220.4, 23-221, 23-222, 23-224, 23-225, 23-229 through 23-231.3, 23-231.14, 23-231.15, 23-231.24, 23-231.25, 23-261, 23-276.1, 23-276.2, 23-276.4 through 23-276.10, 23-276.12 through 23-276.15, 23-277, 28.2-245, 30-198, 30-231.01, 30-231.3, 30-231.4, 30-231.8, 30-231.9, 54.1-3029, third enactment of Chapter 939, 2006 Acts, and first and second enactments of Chapters 448 and 615, 2009 Acts; adding  2.2-2001.2, 2.2-2462 through 2.2-2466, 22.1-17.6, and 23-9.14:3 through 23-9.14:17; repealing  2.2-2518 through 2.2-2522, 23-7.4:1, 23-9.3 through 23-9.14:2, 23-215, 23-216, 23-217, 23-223, 23-227, 23-228, and 23-276.3. (Patron-McDougle, SB 534 (F))
Adult students; notification of schools when charged with certain crimes and subject to jurisdiction of juvenile and domestic relations district court. Amending  16.1-260 and 16.1-293. (Patron-Cole, HB 107 (Chapter 742))
Adults and children with disabilities; Department of Social Services encouraged to identify and work together with public and private partners to conduct comprehensive public awareness and education program on identification, etc., of abuse, neglect, and exploitation thereof. (Patron-Puller, SJR 45 (P))
Airsoft guns; weapons designed to expel projectile by action of compressed air or gas are prohibited on school property. Amending  18.2-308.1. (Patron-Marsden, SB 580 (F))
Assault and battery; person who engages in bullying, harassment, etc., of student on school property subject to punishment for assault. Adding  18.2-57.03. (Patron-Cleaveland, HB 744 (F))
Autism Tuition Assistance Grant Program; established. Amending 38.2-4319, 58.1-322, and 58.1-344.3; adding  22.1-335.1 through 22.1-335.8 and 38.2-3418.16; repealing  58.1-439.12:01. (Patron-Stosch, SB 649 (F))
Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Program; provides scholarships awarded may be used to cover costs of professional degree programs, books, and fees. Amending  30-231.01 through 30-231.5 and 30-231.8. (Patron-Dance, HB 1227 (Chapter 579))
Budget process; biennial appropriations shall start on July 1 of odd-numbered years beginning with period July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2013. Amending  2.2-1503.1, 2.2-1504, 2.2-1506, 2.2-1508, 2.2-1509, 2.2-2400, 2.2-2407, 2.2-2629, 9.1-167, 9.1-172, 10.1-1322, 10.1-1402.1, 10.1-2202.3, 10.1-2212, 10.1-2213, 16.1-309.4, 22.1-18.01, 22.1-253.13:6, 22.1-289.1, 23-9.2:3.03, 23-19, 33.1-13.02, 33.1-23.02, 46.2-1503.5, 51.1-145, 53.1-82.3, 54.1-114, 54.1-1118, 54.1-2113, 54.1-4421, 58.1-1011, 58.1-1021.04:1, and 62.1-44.15:6. (Patron-McDougle, SB 102 (C))
Charter schools, public; Board may submit recommendation to school board to approve or disapprove application. Amending 22.1-212.9 and 22.1-212.10. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 331 (F))
Charter schools, public; Board of Education may submit a recommendation to local school board as to approval of application. Amending  22.1-212.9 and 22.1-212.10. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1119 (C))
Charter schools, public; review and consideration of applications by Board of Education and local school board. Amending 22.1-212.9 and 22.1-212.10. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1390 (Chapter 650); Newman, SB 737 (Chapter 393))
Childhood obesity; encouraging physical activity in public schools to reduce. (Patron-Petersen, SJR 85 (P))
Civics education; Board of Education to promulgate regulations requiring training for teachers to include local government and civics instruction specific to State. (Patron-Petersen, SB 715 (Chapter 814))
College Partnership Laboratory Schools; established. Adding 23-299 through 23-299.10. (Patron-Peace, HB 1389 (Chapter 871); Newman, SB 736 (Chapter 816))
Commonwealth Teachers Program; established. Amending  51.1-141; adding  22.1-290.02. (Patron-Englin, HB 266 (F))
Community College System; establish programs and grant baccalaureate degrees in nursing, education, etc. Amending 23-214 and 23-219; adding  23-219.1. (Patron-Athey, HB 1011 (F))
Community colleges, four-year institutions of higher education, and K-12; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study role of Secretary of Education in improving coordination. (Patron-McDougle, SJR 32 (P))
Composite index; General Assembly to modify Standards of Quality funding formula and calculation. Adding  22.1-253.13:9. (Patron-Morgan, HB 1141 (F))
Composite index, local; adjustment for state share of basic aid for certain school divisions. Adding  22.1-98.3. (Patron-Pollard, HB 130 (F))
Composite index of local ability-to-pay; cap. Adding 22.1-253.13:9. (Patron-Keam, HB 1128 (F))
Concealed handgun permit; permit to carry in a part of a school building not being used for school-related functions or extracurricular activities. Amending  18.2-308.1. (Patron-Carrico, HB 475 (F))
Concussions; Board of Education to develop and distribute to local school divisions guidelines for policies dealing with suspected concussions in student-athletes. Adding  22.1-271.5. (Patron-Northam, SB 652 (Chapter 483))
Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local Government; certain relatives of school board members and employees may be considered for employment. Amending  2.2-3119. (Patron-Byron, HB 1038 (Chapter 759))
Constitutional amendment; appointment of members of Board of Education (first reference). Amending Section 4 of Article VIII. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 30 (F))
Constitutional amendments; Governor’s term of office, appointment of members to Board of Education. Amending Section 1 of Article V and Section 4 of Article VIII. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 43 (F))
Consumable materials; authorizes a school board to charge fees. Amending  22.1-243. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 491 (Chapter 85))
Driver education programs; fuel efficient driving practices to be included in curriculum. Amending  22.1-205. (Patron-Whipple, SB 269 (Chapter 663))
Driving under influence of alcohol; prohibited while operating a school bus, penalty. Adding  4.1-309.1. (Patron-Cline, HB 1353 (Chapter 169))
Economics education and financial literacy; implement through relevant Standards of Learning and career and technical education programs. Amending  22.1-200.03. (Patron-Orrock, HB 622 (C))
Education, continuing; on topics of substance abuse, addiction, and pain management for those licensed to prescribe controlled substances. Amending  54.1-2709, 54.1-2912.1, and 54.1-3219. (Patron-Phillips, HB 1169 (F))
Education, Secretary of; name changed to Secretary of Education and Workforce Development. Amending  2.2-200, 2.2-207, 2.2-208, 2.2-212, 2.2-435.6, 2.2-2015, 2.2-2424, 2.2-2519, 2.2-2674.01, 2.2-4345, 23-30.29:2, 23-38.88, 23-38.90, 23-287, 23-288, 30-198, and 51.1-502.1. (Patron-James, HB 996 (F); Ruff, SB 323 (F))
Electronic textbooks; requires contracts to allow for purchase of printed textbooks, printed textbooks with electronic files, or electronic textbooks for public schools. Amending  22.1-241. (Patron-Peace, HB 709 (Chapter 97))
Engineering curriculum; Department of Education to establish and define goals for discipline thereof in public schools. (Patron-Miller, J.C., SJR 136 (F))
Firearm on public school property; prohibits those in a closed container in motor vehicle located at a public school. Amending  18.2-308.1. (Patron-Kory, HB 1214 (F))
Firearm safety education program; local school boards may offer in elementary grades, Board of Education must establish. Adding 22.1-204.1. (Patron-Lewis, HB 1217 (Chapter 859))
Firearms; if a person files a petition to restore his right to possess or carry, a copy shall be served on attorney for State, city, or county in which petition is filed. Amending 18.2-308.1:1, 18.2-308.1:3, and 18.2-308.2. (Patron-Stuart, SB 331 (F))
Freedom of Information Act; record exclusion for visitor information systems in public schools. Amending  2.2-3705.4. (Patron-Anderson, HB 977 (F))
Governor’s schools; Board of Education encouraged to support establishment of additional mathematics, science, and technology schools. (Patron-LeMunyon, HJR 100 (F))
Graduation requirements; delayed implementation. Amending Chapter 463, 2009 Acts. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 196 (Chapter 60))
Group health insurance; allows coverage to be extended to full-time students under age 27. Amending  38.2-3525. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 12 (C))
Health insurance; credits for retired school division employees. Amending  51.1-1401. (Patron-Marsden, SB 722 (F))
Health insurance program; development of plan for school divisions and local government similar to program of state employees. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 693 (F))
Higher Education, State Council of; may contract with private entities to create de-identified student records for purpose of assessing performance of institutions and specific programs relative to workforce needs of State. Amending  23-9.6:1. (Patron-Tata, HB 7 (Chapter 68))
Higher educational institutions; active duty military students upon completion of active duty need not reapply for admission. Amending  23-9.2:3.7. (Patron-Loupassi, HB 1229 (C))
Higher educational institutions; certain governing bodies must establish rules and regulations to increase number of Virginia domiciles. Amending  23-9.2:3. (Patron-Comstock, HB 899 (F); Hugo, HB 1026 (F))
Higher educational institutions; directs governing boards to provide for automatic acceptance of those resident students in top 10 percent of graduating class. Amending  23-9.2:3. (Patron-Englin, HB 274 (F))
Higher educational institutions; governing body must establish rules and regulations requiring 80 percent of undergraduate student population are Virginia domiciles. Amending  23-9.2:3. (Patron-Athey, HB 1007 (F))
Homebound instruction; Board of Education shall review its regulations establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools as they relate to instructional services. (Patron-McClellan, HB 257 (Chapter 72))
Immunizations; philosophical exemption. Amending  22.1-271.2, 22.1-271.4, 23-7.5, 32.1-46, 32.1-46.01, and 32.1-126.4. (Patron-Purkey, HB 189 (F))
Income tax, state; public school renovation tax credit. Adding 58.1-439.12:03. (Patron-Albo, HB 734 (C))
Income tax, state; Public/Private Education Investment Tax Credit, created. Adding  58.1-439.25 through 58.1-439.28. (Patron-Massie, HB 599 (F))
Instructional spending; local school board to report expenditures annually. Adding  22.1-18.2 and 22.1-90.1. (Patron-Bell, Richard P., HB 76 (F); Loupassi, HB 96 (I) See HB76; Comstock, HB 898 (I) See HB76)
Insurance agents; continuing education program. Amending 38.2-1874. (Patron-Abbitt, HB 939 (Chapter 335))
International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement courses; governing boards of public institutions of higher education to grant credit hours to entering freshman students who completed program. Adding  23-9.2:3.8. (Patron-Barker, SB 209 (Chapter 598))
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme; State Council of Higher Education to study feasibility and appropriateness thereof as a continuum of education. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HJR 131 (F))
Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children, Council on; requires Department of Education to employ liaison to provide staff support. Amending  22.1-360 and 22.1-361. (Patron-Miller, J.C., SB 299 (Chapter 148))
Juveniles; petition filed by intake officer to schools for certain crimes committed. Amending  16.1-260. (Patron-Marsden, SB 586 (F))
Kindergarteners; Department of Education to study dyslexia screening therefor. (Patron-Vogel, SJR 87 (P))
Medical emergency response plan and automated external defibrillators; required in health spas and certain state and local buildings open to public. Amending  22.1-274; adding 2.2-214.2, 2.2-1161.2, 15.2-922.2, and 59.1-296.2:2. (Patron-Hope, HB 843 (F))
National Guard; eligibility for in-state tuition grants for members to allow for religious training or theological education. Amending  23-7.4:2. (Patron-Greason, HB 1364 (F))
Neighborhood assistance tax credits; changes definition of impoverished people for educational proposals. Amending 58.1-439.18. (Patron-Stosch, SB 633 (Chapter 164))
No Child Left Behind; joint committee of House Committee on Education and Senate Committee on Education and Health established to study impact on Standards of Learning and high school graduation rates in State. (Patron-Bell, Richard P., HJR 22 (F))
No Child Left Behind Act; local school divisions shall administer limited English proficiency assessment mandated for students. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 354 (Chapter 254))
Nonprofit education organizations; tax credits for business donations that provide educational funding. Adding 58.1-439.12:03. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 133 (F))
Nutritional guidelines; Board and Department of Health to develop for all competitive foods in public schools, report. Adding 22.1-207.4. (Patron-Athey, HB 1067 (F); Barker, SB 210 (I) See SB414; Vogel, SB 414 (Chapter 718))
Open Education Curriculum Board; established. Amending  2.2-2101; adding  2.2-2462, 2.2-2463, and 2.2-2464. (Patron-Peace, HB 724 (C); Watkins, SB 241 (Chapter 787))
Open school enrollment policies; local school divisions required to have policies in place by August 1, 2010. Adding  22.1-7.1. (Patron-LeMunyon, HB 780 (F))
P-16 Education Council; established, reports. Adding  2.2-2699.5 through 2.2-2699.8. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 1112 (F); Miller, J.C., SB 469 (F))
Paraprofessional training; requires Board of Education to include in its regulations person seeking initial licensure or renewal must obtain a certificate of completion in coursework in autism spectrum disorders. Amending  22.1-298.1; adding  22.1-298.3. (Patron-Massie, HB 581 (F))
Physical restraint of student; requires school principal or his designee to notify parents. Amending  22.1-279.1. (Patron-Nixon, HB 528 (C))
Public employment; prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, etc. Amending  2.2-3004, 15.2-1507, 15.2-1604, and 22.1-306; adding  2.2-2901.1, 15.2-1500.1, and 22.1-295.2. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 1116 (F))
Public Procurement Act; in cases where cooperative procurement agreement involves construction, public body awarding contract must comply with provisions of Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act of 2002. Amending  2.2-4304. (Patron-McWaters, SB 695 (F))
Public School Teacher Compensation, Biennial Report on; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study methodology employed to develop. (Patron-Houck, SJR 91 (F))
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 31 (P))
Public schools; local school divisions shall not be required to purchase new textbooks until 2011-2012 school year. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 135 (F))
Public schools; maintaining records of pesticide application on school grounds. Amending  22.1-132.2. (Patron-Blevins, SB 197 (Chapter 40))
Public schools; redirecting of class size reduction funds. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 353 (F))
Public schools; school board to report to Superintendent of Public Instruction any recycling policies voluntarily implemented or in place in any of its schools. Adding  22.1-79.4. (Patron-Barker, SB 682 (C))
Public schools and families; joint subcommittee to study effects of economic recession in State. (Patron-Marsh, SJR 26 (F))
Religious holidays; student’s absence because of observance thereof must be recorded as excused, student shall not be deprived of any award because of absence. Amending  22.1-254, 22.1-254.2, and 22.1-271.4. (Patron-Barker, SB 361 (Chapter 605))
Reports of certain acts to school authorities; local law-enforcement authorities to report certain offenses committed by a juvenile student that would be an adult misdemeanor. Amending  22.1-279.3:1. (Patron-Bell, Robert B., HB 907 (Chapter 525))
Retail Sales and Use Tax; any county or city to levy additional tax for education purposes. Amending  58.1-605, 58.1-606, 58.1-608.3, 58.1-611.1, and 58.1-614. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 1150 (F))
Retirement plan; locality or school board may establish defined contribution plan. Amending  51.1-800; adding  51.1-801.01. (Patron-Purkey, HB 727 (F))
Retirement System; creditable compensation of teachers. Amending 51.1-124.3. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 91 (F); Puckett, SB 368 (F))
Retirement System; retired teachers returning to work. Amending 51.1-155. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 1339 (F))
Retirement System; retirees hired as school board security personnel. Amending  51.1-155. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 695 (F); Barker, SB 213 (F))
School board; may have staggered terms for members in Loudoun County. Amending  22.1-57.3; adding  22.1-57.3:1.1. (Patron-Greason, HB 704 (Chapter 95))
School board, local; annual report. Amending  22.1-81. (Patron-Gear, HB 1266 (F))
School boards; any locality in Planning District 8 may establish system of staggered elections. Amending  22.1-57.3. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1060 (C))
School boards; salary in Amherst County. Amending  22.1-32. (Patron-Newman, SB 673 (Chapter 723))
School boards, local; disciplinary authority. Amending 22.1-277.2:1. (Patron-Barker, SB 211 (F))
School boards, local; permitted fees and charges. Amending 22.1-6. (Patron-Plum, HB 1289 (F))
School calendar; certain school divisions granted waiver from regular opening schedule. Amending  22.1-79.1. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 1111 (F))
School calendar; local school boards responsible for setting and determining opening of school year. Amending  22.1-26, 22.1-79.1, and 22.1-296. (Patron-Greason, HB 799 (F))
School calendar; local school boards to set first day of school. Amending  22.1-26, 22.1-79.1, and 22.1-296. (Patron-Vogel, SB 412 (F))
School calendar; local school boards to set first day of school. Amending  22.1-79.1. (Patron-Tata, HB 565 (F); Albo, HB 731 (I) See HB565; Blevins, SB 203 (F))
School calendar; opening of 2010-2011 school year in Planning Districts 5 and 12. (Patron-Merricks, HB 249 (F))
School calendar; opening of school year in City of Roanoke. (Patron-Cleaveland, HB 771 (F))
School calendar; opening of school year in Pittsylvania County. (Patron-Hurt, SB 498 (F))
School calendar; removes restriction that Board of Education waiver from post-Labor Day school opening requirement. Amending 22.1-79.1. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 77 (F))
School calendar; requirement that school begin after Labor Day may be waived by Board of Education. Amending  22.1-79.1. (Patron-Tata, HB 557 (Chapter 88); Reynolds, SB 253 (Chapter 49))
School Construction Revolving Fund; created, report. Adding 15.2-2710 through 15.2-2722. (Patron-Barker, SB 364 (F))
School divisions, local; certain reporting requirements. Amending  22.1-70.2, 22.1-199.2, and 22.1-209.1:2; repealing 22.1-226. (Patron-LeMunyon, HB 781 (I) See HB208)
School divisions, local; flexibility in meeting specific state education mandates with Board of Education. (Patron-Cole, HB 575 (I) See HB111)
School divisions, local; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study feasibility and effectiveness of requiring to contract collectively in certain areas of procurement. (Patron-Cox, M.K., HJR 60 (P))
School divisions, local; policy on Internet use shall be posted on its website. Amending  22.1-70.2, 22.1-199.2, 22.1-209.1:2, and 22.1-212.15; repealing  22.1-139 and 22.1-226. (Patron-Bulova, HB 208 (Chapter 61))
School for Deaf and Blind; allows children from birth through age 21 to be eligible for services. Amending  22.1-348. (Patron-Hanger, SB 333 (Chapter 666))
School for Deaf and Blind; Virginia Information Technologies Agency exemption. Adding  22.1-346.1:1. (Patron-Hanger, SB 332 (C))
School nonattendance; in addition to attendance officer, school personnel, and volunteers, the school principal is responsible for notifying parents. Amending  22.1-258 and 22.1-261. (Patron-Blevins, SB 196 (Chapter 597))
Schools; delayed implementation of statutes and regulations upon which accreditation is based. Amending Chapter 463, 2009 Acts. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 352 (Chapter 604))
Schools; delayed implementation of statutes and regulations upon which full accreditation is based. Amending Chapter 463, 2009 Acts. (Patron-Lohr, HB 111 (Chapter 398))
Security for Public Deposits Act; includes extracurricular public school activities funds in definition of public deposits. Amending  2.2-4401. (Patron-Bell, Robert B., HB 906 (I) See HB1036)
Security for Public Deposits Act; includes school activity funds in definition of public deposits. Amending  2.2-4401. (Patron-Deeds, SB 288 (F))
Sex offender; prohibiting entry onto school property of those that are violent, exceptions. Amending  16.1-241 and 18.2-370.5. (Patron-Watts, HB 227 (Chapter 402))
Sex offender; prohibition of entry onto school or child day care center property. Amending  18.2-370.5. (Patron-Cline, HB 1366 (F))
Special education program for children with disabilities; recovery of attorney fees. Amending  22.1-214. (Patron-Stuart, SB 46 (Chapter 447))
Standards of Learning; assessment will be included with initial administration scores and relevant accreditation rating. Amending  22.1-253.13:3. (Patron-Dance, HB 154 (F))
Standards of Learning; Department of Education to study feasibility of adding curriculum relating to healthy lifestyle choices and reducing childhood obesity. (Patron-Miller, J.C., SJR 64 (F))
Standards of Quality; apportionment of state and local share. Adding  22.1-253.13:9. (Patron-Watts, HB 225 (F))
Standards of Quality; average teacher salary. Amending 22.1-253.13:1 and 22.1-289.1. (Patron-Kory, HB 353 (F))
Standards of Quality; changes in provisions. Amending 22.1-253.13:1 and 22.1-253.13:2. (Patron-Tata, HB 558 (F))
Standards of Quality; increases requirement for state-supported instructional positions for students identified as having limited English proficiency. Amending  22.1-253.13:2. (Patron-Keam, HB 1129 (F))
Standards of Quality; local school board to include in its annual report, students who passed national occupational competency assessments and workplace readiness skills assessments. Amending  22.1-253.13:4. (Patron-Wagner, SB 630 (Chapter 163))
Standards of Quality; local school board to include in its annual report students who passed workplace readiness skills assessment. Amending  22.1-253.13:4. (Patron-Tata, HB 566 (Chapter 89))
Standards of Quality; requirement for standard diploma. Amending 22.1-253.13:4. (Patron-Wagner, SB 629 (Chapter 162))
Standards of Quality; requirements for standard, modified standard, or advanced studies diploma. Amending  22.1-253.13:4. (Patron-Lohr, HB 394 (Chapter 80))
Statewide uniform grading policy; requires Board of Education to establish. Adding  22.1-20.1. (Patron-Lohr, HB 397 (I) See HB978; Anderson, HB 978 (C))
Students, nonpublic school; participation in public school interscholastic programs. Adding  22.1-7.1. (Patron-Carrico, HB 70 (I) See HB926; Nutter, HB 1001 (I) See HB926)
Students, nonpublic school; participation in public school interscholastic programs, fees. Adding  22.1-7.1. (Patron-Bell, Robert B., HB 926 (C))
Students, public school; Board of Nursing to revise guidelines for seizure management and list of rescue medications for those with epilepsy and other seizure disorders. Amending  54.1-3005. (Patron-Sickles, HB 1376 (Chapter 188))
Students with Disabilities Tuition Assistance Grant Program; created. Adding  22.1-335.1 through 22.1-335.8. (Patron-Janis, HB 238 (F))
Substitute teachers; may be employed longer than 90 teaching days in a school year. Amending  22.1-302. (Patron-Orrock, HB 623 (Chapter 93))
Surplus property; school boards may donate obsolete educational technology hardware, software, and other personal property to nonprofit organization. Amending  22.1-129. (Patron-Kory, HB 1245 (Chapter 763))
Taxation, new and increased; additional revenues to be appropriated for funding Standards Of Quality. Amending  58.1-320, 58.1-322, 58.1-422, 58.1-512, 58.1-602, 58.1-612, 58.1-901, 58.1-902, and 58.1-905; adding  58.1-422.01, 58.1-422.1 through 58.1-422.6, 58.1-604.7, 58.1-604.8, and 58.1-901.1. (Patron-Locke, SB 705 (F))
Teachers; extends sunset provision date on requirements for identifying and reporting critical shortage areas. Amending Chapters 607 and 608, 2005 Acts. (Patron-Locke, SB 24 (F))
Triennial census; eliminates requirement that every three years census of all school-age persons residing within each school division take place, amends procedure regarding sales and use tax distribution to localities. Amending  15.2-3207, 15.2-3525, 15.2-3806, 15.2-3906, 15.2-4105, 22.1-261, 37.2-713, 58.1-605, and 58.1-638; repealing  22.1-281 through 22.1-286. (Patron-May, HB 669 (Chapter 629); Vogel, SB 413 (Chapter 386); Herring, SB 557 (I) See SB413)
Tuition, in-state; certain Department of Defense employees and their dependents shall pay as a result of Base Realignment and Closure. Amending  23-7.4 and 23-7.4:2. (Patron-Torian, HB 1239 (F); Colgan, SB 544 (I) See SB312)
Tuition, in-state; students entitled to who have completed eight semesters will be assessed a surcharge. Amending  23-7.4 and 23-9.2:3. (Patron-Albo, HB 732 (F))
Uniform grading policy; Department of Education to study impact thereof in State. (Patron-Northam, SJR 34 (F))
Vaccination of school children; Department of Health to develop a plan for prompt vaccination of all students in State. Adding 32.1-47.1. (Patron-Englin, HB 270 (Chapter 73))
Virginia Grade Level Alternative; justification shall be provided for each student considered therefor. Amending  22.1-253.13:3. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 304 (Chapter 76))
Virginia Index of Performance incentive program; established. Adding  22.1-253.13:9. (Patron-Miller, J.C., SB 145 (Chapter 38))
Virginia Index of Performance (VIP) incentive program; to recognize and reward fully accredited schools and school divisions making progress toward achieving advanced proficiency levels. Adding 22.1-253.13:9. (Patron-Phillips, HB 1172 (Chapter 103))
Virginia School Construction Revolving Fund; created, report. Adding  15.2-2710 through 15.2-2722. (Patron-Rust, HB 351 (F))
Virginia’s Workplace Readiness Skills and test; Board of Education to approve revised version, report. (Patron-Peace, HJR 101 (P); Miller, Y.B., SJR 50 (P))
Virtual school programs; established. Amending  22.1-253.13:2; adding  22.1-212.23 through 22.1-212.27. (Patron-Bell, Richard P., HB 1388 (Chapter 537); Newman, SB 738 (Chapter 817))
Waiver of certain graduation requirements; Board of Education to provide only for good cause on a case by case basis. Amending 22.1-253.13:4. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 1199 (Chapter 313))
2010 Session 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 06/16/10