HB 1605 Virginia Parental Choice Education Savings Accounts; established, report.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)

Parental Choice Education Savings Accounts established. Permits the parent of a public preschool, elementary, or secondary school student who meets certain criteria to apply to the school division in which the student resides for a one-year, renewable Parental Choice Education Savings Account that consists of an amount that is equivalent to a certain percentage of all applicable annual Standards of Quality per pupil state funds appropriated for public school purposes and apportioned to the resident school division in which the student resides, including the per pupil share of state sales tax funding in basic aid and any state per pupil share of special education funding to which the student is eligible. The bill permits the parent to use the moneys in such account for certain education-related expenses of the student, including tuition, deposits, fees, and required textbooks at a private, sectarian or nonsectarian elementary or secondary school or preschool that is located in the Commonwealth and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national origin. The bill also contains provisions relating to auditing, rescinding, and reviewing expenses made from such accounts. The bill contains a reenactment clause.

Full text:
01/03/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100986D  pdf | impact statement
02/06/17  House: Printed as engrossed 17100986D-E  pdf | impact statement
02/16/17  Senate: Committee substitute printed 17105590D-S1  pdf | impact statement
03/07/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1605ER)  pdf | impact statement

House amendments
Senate amendments
Senate amendments engrossed
Governor's veto explanation

01/03/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100986D
01/03/17  House: Referred to Committee on Education
01/13/17  House: Assigned Education sub: Education Innovation
01/24/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (4-Y 3-N)
01/25/17  House: Reported from Education with amendment (12-Y 9-N)
01/25/17  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/25/17  House: Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education
01/31/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
02/01/17  House: Reported from Appropriations (12-Y 7-N)
02/03/17  House: Read first time
02/06/17  House: Read second time
02/06/17  House: Committee amendment agreed to
02/06/17  House: Engrossed by House as amended HB1605E
02/06/17  House: Printed as engrossed 17100986D-E
02/07/17  House: Read third time and passed House (49-Y 47-N)
02/07/17  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (49-Y 47-N)
02/08/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/16/17  Senate: Reported from Education and Health with substitute (8-Y 7-N)
02/16/17  Senate: Committee substitute printed 17105590D-S1
02/16/17  Senate: Rereferred to Finance
02/16/17  Senate: Reported from Finance with amendment (7-Y 4-N)
02/20/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/17  Senate: Read third time
02/21/17  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/21/17  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 17105590D-S1
02/21/17  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
02/21/17  Senate: Committee amendment agreed to
02/21/17  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment HB1605S1
02/21/17  Senate: Passed Senate with substitute with amendment (21-Y 19-N)
02/22/17  House: Placed on Calendar
02/22/17  House: Senate substitute with amendment agreed to by House 17105590D-S1 (50-Y 49-N)
02/22/17  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (50-Y 49-N)
03/07/17  House: Enrolled
03/07/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1605ER)
03/07/17  House: Signed by Speaker
03/10/17  Senate: Signed by President
03/13/17  House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/13/17
03/13/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/16/17  Governor: Vetoed by Governor
04/05/17  House: Placed on Calendar
04/05/17  House: House sustained Governor's veto