School calendar; local school boards responsible for setting opening of school year, etc. (HB1467)

Introduced By

Del. Tag Greason (R-Potomac Falls) with support from co-patrons Del. Bob Brink (D-Arlington), Del. Barbara Comstock (R-McLean), Del. Greg Habeeb (R-Salem), Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon), and Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


School calendar. Makes local school boards responsible for setting the school calendar and determining the opening day of the school year and eliminates the post-Labor Day opening requirement and "good cause" scenarios for which the Board of Education may grant waivers of this requirement. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/28/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101806D
12/28/2012Referred to Committee on Education
01/11/2013Assigned Education sub: Teachers and Admin. Action
01/18/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1467)
01/28/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 2-N)
01/30/2013Reported from Education (15-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2013Read first time
02/01/2013Read second time
02/01/2013Pending question ordered
02/01/2013Engrossed by House
02/04/2013Read third time and passed House (72-Y 28-N)
02/04/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (72-Y 28-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2013Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/14/2013Failed to report (defeated) in Education and Health (5-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1880.