Standards of Learning; eligibility for retake of test, exception. (HB1490)

Introduced By

Del. Greg Habeeb (R-Salem) with support from co-patrons Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-Fairfax Station), and Del. Jim LeMunyon (R-Oak Hill)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public schools; Standards of Learning tests. Directs the Board of Education to promulgate regulations to provide the same criteria for eligibility for an expedited retake of any Standards of Learning test to each student regardless of grade level or course. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/05/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15102028D
01/05/2015Referred to Committee on Education
01/16/2015Assigned Education sub: Education Reform
01/20/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 1-N)
01/20/2015Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/21/2015Reported from Education with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2015Committee substitute printed 15103990D-H1
01/21/2015Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/22/2015Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education
01/26/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1490H1)
01/27/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
01/28/2015Reported from Appropriations with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2015Read first time
02/02/2015Read second time
02/02/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15103990D-H1
02/02/2015Committee amendment agreed to
02/02/2015Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendment HB1490EH1
02/02/2015Printed as engrossed 15103990D-EH1
02/03/2015Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/03/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2015Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/12/2015Reported from Education and Health (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1490EH1)
02/16/2015Read third time
02/16/2015Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1490ER)
02/19/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1490ER)
02/19/2015Signed by Speaker
02/20/2015Signed by President
02/23/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/23/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/23/15
02/23/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/16/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 144 (effective 7/1/15)
03/16/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0144)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1668.