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HB 975

  • Virginia House Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Jan 07, 2020
  • Passed House Feb 10, 2020
  • Passed Senate Mar 05, 2020
  • Governor

Standards of Quality; state funding, ratios of teachers to English language learners.

Abstract

Instructional positions; students identified as having limited English proficiency. Requires, effective with the 2020-2021 school year, state funding to be provided pursuant to the general appropriation act to support 18.5 full-time equivalent instructional positions for each 1,000 students identified as having limited English proficiency and, effective with the 2021-2022 school year, 20 full-time equivalent instructional positions for each 1,000 students identified as having limited English proficiency. Current law requires state funding to support 17 such positions for each 1,000 such students. This bill incorporates HB 1323 and is identical to SB 910.

Standards of Quality; state funding; ratiosof teachers to English language learners. Requires state funding, pursuant to the general appropriation act, to be provided pursuantto Standard 2 of the Standards of Quality to support divisionwideratios of English language learner students in average daily membershipto full-time equivalent teaching positions as follows: (i) for eachEnglish language learner identified as proficiency level one, oneposition per 25 students; (ii) for each English language learneridentified as proficiency level two, one position per 30 students;(iii) for each English language learner identified as proficiencylevel three, one position per 40 students; and (iv) for all other English language learners, one position per 58 students. Currentlaw requires 17 full-time equivalent instructional positions for each1,000 students identified as having limited English proficiency.

Bill Sponsors (6)

Elizabeth R. Guzman

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 31
Primary

Kaye Kory

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 38
Cosponsor

Lashrecse D. Aird

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 63
Cosponsor

Sam Rasoul

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 11
Cosponsor

Ibraheem S. Samirah

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 86
Cosponsor

Joseph D. Morrissey

  • Democratic
  • upper
  • 16
Cosponsor

Votes


Actions


Apr 10, 2020

Office of the Governor

Approved by Governor-Chapter 1034 (effective 7/1/20)

Mar 20, 2020

Office of the Governor

Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020

House

Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 20, 2020

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB975ER)

Mar 19, 2020

House

Signed by Speaker

Mar 18, 2020

Senate

Signed by President

House

Enrolled

Mar 08, 2020

Senate

Conference report agreed to by Senate (23-Y 16-N)

Mar 07, 2020

House

VOTE: Adoption (52-Y 39-N)

House

Conference report agreed to by House (52-Y 39-N)

Virginia General Assembly

Amended by conference committee

Mar 05, 2020

Senate

Read third time

Senate

Reading of amendments waived

Senate

Conferees appointed by Senate

House

Conferees appointed by House

House

House acceded to request

Senate

Senate requested conference committee

Senate

Senate insisted on amendments (34-Y 6-N)

House

VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 99-N)

House

Senate amendments rejected by House (0-Y 99-N)

Senate

Passed Senate with amendments (24-Y 16-N)

Senate

Engrossed by Senate as amended

Senate

Committee amendments agreed to

Mar 04, 2020

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)

Mar 02, 2020

Senate

Reported from Finance and Appropriations (10-Y 2-N)

Feb 27, 2020

Senate

Reported from Education and Health with amendments (9-Y 5-N)

Senate

Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations

Feb 24, 2020

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB975EH1)

Feb 11, 2020

Senate

Referred to Committee on Education and Health

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed

Feb 10, 2020

House

Read third time and passed House (58-Y 40-N)

House

VOTE: Passage (58-Y 40-N)

Feb 07, 2020

House

Read second time

House

Printed as engrossed 20105767D-EH1

House

Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendments HB975EH1

House

Committee on Appropriations amendments agreed to

House

Committee on Education substitute agreed to 20105767D-H1

Feb 06, 2020

House

Read first time

Feb 05, 2020

House

Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (5-Y 2-N)

House

Reported from Appropriations with amendments (13-Y 8-N)

House

House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered

Jan 31, 2020

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB975H1)

Jan 30, 2020

House

Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education

Jan 29, 2020

House

Incorporates HB1323 (Kory)

House

Referred to Committee on Appropriations

House

Reported from Education with substitute (18-Y 4-N)

House

Committee substitute printed 20105767D-H1

Jan 27, 2020

House

House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered

House

Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations

House

Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)

Jan 13, 2020

House

Assigned Education sub: SOL and SOQ

Jan 07, 2020

House

Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104130D

House

Referred to Committee on Education

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Impact statement from DPB (HB975H1) HTML
Impact statement from DPB (HB975H1) HTML
Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendments HB975EH1 HTML
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB975ER) HTML
Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1034) HTML

Related Documents

Document Format
Amendment: HB975ASE HTML
Amendment: HB975AS HTML
Amendment: HB975AH HTML
Amendment: HB975AC HTML

Sources

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