Culturally Relevant and Inclusive Education Practices Advisory Committee; established, report. (SB853)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon) with support from co-patron Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Education; Culturally Relevant and Inclusive Education Practices Advisory Committee; report. Requires the Department of Education to establish and appoint such members as it deems appropriate to a Culturally Relevant and Inclusive Education Practices Advisory Committee for the purpose of providing (i) standards recommendations to the Department of Education that shall be considered by the Board of Education during the 2021-2022 review of the history and social science Standards of Learning and (ii) recommendations on meaningful professional development with school personnel related to culturally relevant and inclusive education practices. The bill requires the Committee to report its recommendations to the Board of Education, the Governor, and the Chairs of the House Committee on Education and the Senate Committee on Education and Health no later than July 1, 2021. This bill is identical to HB 916. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20105085D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/14/2020Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/23/2020Reported from Education and Health with substitute (12-Y 2-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/23/2020Committee substitute printed 20105926D-S1
01/23/2020Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
01/24/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB853S1)
02/04/2020Reported from Finance and Appropriations (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2020Read second time
02/06/2020Reading of substitute waived
02/06/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20105926D-S1
02/06/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB853S1
02/07/2020Read third time and passed Senate (27-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Placed on Calendar
02/12/2020Read first time
02/12/2020Referred to Committee on Education
02/17/2020Reported from Education with amendments (15-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Read second time
02/20/2020Read third time
02/20/2020Committee amendments agreed to
02/20/2020Engrossed by House as amended
02/20/2020Passed House with amendments (56-Y 41-N)
02/20/2020VOTE: Passage (56-Y 41-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2020House amendments agreed to by Senate (22-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB853ER)
02/27/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB853ER)
02/27/2020Signed by President
02/27/2020Signed by Speaker
03/10/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 10, 2020
03/10/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
03/31/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 573 (effective 7/1/20)
03/31/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0573)