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HB 2053

  • Virginia House Bill
  • 2019 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Jan 07, 2019
  • Passed House Feb 05, 2019
  • Senate
  • Governor

School boards; staffing ratios, guidance counselors.

Bill Subjects

Education

Abstract

Changes the name of guidance counselors to school counselors and requires school boards to employ school counselors in accordance with the following ratios: in elementary schools, one hour per day per 91 students, one full-time at 455 students, one hour per day additional time per 91 students or major fraction thereof; in middle schools, one period per 74 students, one full-time at 370 students, one additional period per 74 students or major fraction thereof; and in high schools, one period per 65 students, one full-time at 325 students, one additional period per 65 students or major fraction thereof. Additionally, the bill provides that notwithstanding any act of the 2019 Regular Session of the General Assembly the ratio of school counselors to students shall be as provided for in the appropriation act.

Bill Sponsors (24)

Delores L. McQuinn

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 70
Primary

Elizabeth R. Guzman

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 31
Cosponsor

Christopher K. Peace

  • Republican
Cosponsor

Dawn M. Adams

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 68
Cosponsor

Lamont Bagby

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 74
Cosponsor

Jeffrey M. Bourne

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 71
Cosponsor

Betsy B. Carr

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 69
Cosponsor

Eileen Filler-Corn

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 41
Cosponsor

Wendy W. Gooditis

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 10
Cosponsor

Patrick A. Hope

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 47
Cosponsor

Mark L. Keam

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 35
Cosponsor

Kaye Kory

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 38
Cosponsor

R. Steven Landes

  • Republican
Cosponsor

Mark H. Levine

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 45
Cosponsor

Alfonso H. Lopez

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 49
Cosponsor

Michael P. Mullin

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 93
Cosponsor

Kathleen Murphy

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 34
Cosponsor

Debra H. Rodman

  • Democratic
Cosponsor

Mark D. Sickles

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 43
Cosponsor

Marcus B. Simon

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 53
Cosponsor

Roslyn C. Tyler

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 75
Cosponsor

Schuyler T. VanValkenburg

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 72
Cosponsor

Vivian E. Watts

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 39
Cosponsor

Scott A. Surovell

  • Democratic
  • upper
  • 36
Cosponsor

Votes


Actions


May 03, 2019

Office of the Governor

Vetoed by Governor

Apr 03, 2019

Office of the Governor

Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, May 3, 2019

House

Communicated to Governor

House

Placed on Calendar

Senate

Passed by temporarily

House

House concurred in Governor's recommendation (99-Y 0-N)

Mar 25, 2019

House

Governor's recommendation received by House

Mar 11, 2019

House

Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2019

Office of the Governor

Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019

Mar 09, 2019

Senate

Signed by President

Mar 07, 2019

House

Signed by Speaker

House

Enrolled

Feb 23, 2019

House

Conference substitute printed 19107678D-H2

House

Conference report agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)

Virginia General Assembly

Amended by conference committee

Feb 21, 2019

Senate

Conferees appointed by Senate

House

Placed on Calendar

House

Senate amendments rejected by House (0-Y 97-N)

Senate

Senate requested conference committee

House

House acceded to request

House

Conferees appointed by House

Feb 20, 2019

Senate

Reading of amendment waived

Senate

Engrossed by Senate as amended

Senate

Committee amendment agreed to

Senate

Read third time

Senate

Committee amendment agreed to

Senate

Reading of amendment waived

Feb 14, 2019

Senate

Rereferred to Finance

Feb 06, 2019

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed

Senate

Referred to Committee on Education and Health

Feb 05, 2019

House

Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)

Feb 04, 2019

House

Read second time

House

Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2053H1

House

Committee substitute agreed to 19105937D-H1

Feb 03, 2019

House

Read first time

Jan 28, 2019

House

Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education

House

Referred to Committee on Appropriations

Jan 23, 2019

House

Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations

Jan 11, 2019

House

Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #2

Jan 07, 2019

House

Referred to Committee on Education

House

Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102240D

Bill Text

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House subcommittee amendments and substitutes adopted HTML
House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102240D HTML
House: Committee substitute printed 19105937D-H1 HTML
House: Conference substitute printed 19107678D-H2 HTML
House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2053ER) HTML

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Sources

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