Graduation requirements; students required to earn one verified credit in Va. and U.S. history. (HB2338)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


High school graduation requirements; verified credits; Virginia and U.S. History. Requires the Board of Education, in its graduation requirements, to require students to earn a verified unit of credit in Virginia and U.S. History through (i) successful completion of a Board-developed end-of-course Standards of Learning assessment; (ii) achievement of a passing score on a Board-approved standardized test administered on a statewide, multistate, or international basis that measures content that incorporates or exceeds the Standards of Learning content; or (iii) achievement of criteria for the receipt of a locally awarded verified credit from the local school board in accordance with criteria established in Board guidelines when the student has not passed the corresponding Standards of Learning assessment. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102963D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Education
01/18/2019Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #1
01/21/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/22/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2338)
01/28/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/28/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 3-N)
01/30/2019Reported from Education with substitute (12-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2019Committee substitute printed 19105658D-H1
01/30/2019Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/30/2019Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education
01/31/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2338H1)
02/01/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/01/2019Reported from Appropriations (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Read second time
02/04/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105658D-H1
02/04/2019Engrossment refused by House (46-Y 53-N)
02/04/2019VOTE: ENGROSSMENT FAILED (46-Y 53-N) (see vote tally)