2009 Regular Session


File Code: Primary and Secondary Education Prior Year Introduction As: HB 188/08 - W&M
Sponsored By:
Delegates Bates, Boteler, George, McComas, McDonough, Miller, Myers, Shewell, and Sossi
Smart Start Scholarship Program


Establishing the Smart Start Scholarship Program in the State Department of Education; authorizing specified schools to apply to the Department to participate in the Program; authorizing eligible students to apply for scholarships; requiring the Department to award scholarships under specified circumstances; and requiring the Department to determine the amount of scholarships based on specified income eligibility.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Ways and Means
Hearing 2/24 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Gail H. Bates, District 9A
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Ron George, District 30
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Pat McDonough, District 7
Delegate Warren E. Miller, District 9A
Delegate LeRoy E. Myers, Jr., District 1C
Delegate Tanya T. Shewell, District 5A
Delegate Richard A. Sossi, District 36

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Education, Boards of
Education, Department of
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Electronic Government
Local Government Mandates
Private Schools
Public Schools
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Rules and Regulations
Transportation -see also- Aircraft; Airports; Boats; etc

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 9.5-101 , 9.5-102 , 9.5-103 , 9.5-104 , 9.5-105 , 9.5-106 , 9.5-107 , 9.5-108 , 9.5-109 )


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