2008 Regular Session


File Code: Primary and Secondary Education Prior Year Introduction As: HB 838/07 - W&M
Sponsored By:
Delegates Ross, Barkley, Barnes, Bronrott, Haynes, Holmes, Hucker, Ivey, Levi, Niemann, Ramirez, Simmons, Stukes, F. Turner, and Vaughn
Education - Character Education Fund


Establishing the Character Education Fund in the State Department of Education; requiring the Governor to include a specified amount in the State budget each fiscal year for the Fund; establishing the grant eligibility requirements for the Fund; requiring the Department to adopt specified criteria for approving character education programs, decide whether to approve a proposed program by specified dates, and make specified grant awards by specified dates; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Ways and Means
Hearing 3/19 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Keith E. Haynes, District 44
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Gerron S. Levi, District 23A
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Delegate Luiz R. S. Simmons, District 17
Delegate Melvin L. Stukes, District 44
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Michael L. Vaughn, District 24

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Education, Boards of
Education, Department of
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Public Schools

Bill affects the following Statute:

( 7-429 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered