2010 Regular Session

SENATE BILL 230

File Code: Primary and Secondary Education Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 413
Sponsored By:
Senators Conway, Brochin, Dyson, Exum, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Gladden, Jones, Kelley, McFadden, Munson, Pugh, Raskin, Rosapepe, Stoltzfus, Stone, Colburn, Harrington, Peters, and Pinsky
Entitled:
Education - Instruction of Blind and Visually Impaired Students - Use of Braille

Synopsis:

Requiring the State Board of Education to establish on or before September 1, 2012, standards for mastery of braille for use in English, language arts, and mathematics instruction for blind and visually impaired students; requiring the State Board and the Professional Standards and Teacher Education Board to review and, as appropriate, modify certification and recertification requirements for specified teachers; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
1/22
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
1/27
Hearing 2/10 at 1:00 p.m.
2/9
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 2/24 at 1:00 p.m.
3/2
Favorable with Amendments Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
3/3
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
3/5
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
4/2
Returned Passed
House Action
3/8
First Reading Ways and Means
3/24
Hearing 3/31 at 1:00 p.m.
4/2
Favorable Report by Ways and Means
3/28
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
3/29
Third Reading Passed (139-0)
Action after passage in Senate and House
5/4
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 254

Sponsored by:

Senator Joan Carter Conway, District 43
Senator James Brochin, District 42
Senator Richard F. Colburn, District 37
Senator Roy P. Dyson, District 29
Senator Nathaniel Exum, District 24
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Brian E. Frosh, District 16
Senator Rob Garagiola, District 15
Senator Lisa A. Gladden, District 41
Senator David C. Harrington, District 47
Senator Verna L. Jones, District 44
Senator Delores G. Kelley, District 10
Senator Nathaniel J. McFadden, District 45
Senator Donald F. Munson, District 2
Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, District 23
Senator Paul G. Pinsky, District 22
Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator Jim Rosapepe, District 21
Senator J. Lowell Stoltzfus, District 38
Senator Norman R. Stone, Jr., District 6

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Blind Persons
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Education, State Board of
Language
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers` Licenses
Public Schools
Special Education
Students
Teachers

Bill affects the following Statute:

Education
( 8-408 )

Documents

All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments:
Senate
Number: 104735/01     Offered on: March 3, 2010   at: 11:13 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
Senate
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
House
Ways and Means
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
Senate
March 5, 2010: Third Reading Passed (47-0)
House
March 29, 2010: Third Reading Passed (139-0)