HJ 228 Recognizing American Sign Language coursework.
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Summary:
American Sign Language. Requests public schools and public and private institutions of higher education in Virginia to recognize American Sign Language coursework for foreign language credit. The Board of Education and the State Council of Higher Education are requested to confer and collaborate in providing for the inclusion of American Sign Language among the foreign language courses approved for foreign language credit for the high school diploma, and determining ways and incentives in which public and private institutions of higher education might be encouraged to accept successfully completed coursework in American Sign Language for foreign language credit.

Full text:
01/22/96  House: Presented & ordered printed 961814212  pdf
04/09/96  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ228ER)  pdf

Amendments:
Senate amendments

Status:
01/22/96  House: Presented & ordered printed 961814212
01/22/96  House: Referred to Committee on Rules
02/06/96  House: Reported from Rules (10-Y 0-N)
02/08/96  House: Engrossed by House
02/08/96  House: Agreed to by House (Block Vote) (100-Y 0-N)
02/08/96  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
02/08/96  House: Communicated to Senate
02/09/96  Senate: Read first time
02/09/96  Senate: Referred to Committee on Rules
03/04/96  Senate: Reported from Rules with amendment
03/05/96  Senate: Reading waived (39-Y 0-N)
03/05/96  Senate: VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
03/06/96  Senate: Read third time
03/06/96  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
03/06/96  Senate: Committee amendment agreed to
03/06/96  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/06/96  Senate: Agreed to by Senate with amendment by voice vote
03/07/96  House: Placed on Calendar
03/07/96  House: Senate amendment agreed to by House (98-Y 1-N)
03/07/96  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 1-N)
04/09/96  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ228ER)