Teacher licensure; alternate routes. (HB1643)

Introduced By

Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Teacher licensure; alternate routes. Requires the Board of Education to develop guidelines that establish a process to permit a school board or any organization sponsored by a school board to petition the Board for approval of an alternate route to licensure that may be used to meet the requirements for a provisional or renewable license or any endorsement. Read the Bill »


02/14/2019: Incorporated into Another Bill


11/27/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100752D
11/27/2018Referred to Committee on Education
01/11/2019Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #1
01/21/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1643)
01/28/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/28/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/30/2019Reported from Education with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2019Committee substitute printed 19105908D-H1
01/31/2019Read first time
01/31/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1643H1)
02/01/2019Read second time
02/01/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105908D-H1
02/01/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1643H1
02/04/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/04/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/04/2019Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/04/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE #2 (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/06/2019Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/14/2019Incorporated by Education and Health (HB2486-Robinson) (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)