Monday, January 13, 2014

Two Items on VEA’s Legislative Agenda Advance to Full Committee


The Senate Committee on Education and Health’s Public Education Subcommittee met for the first time this session this afternoon, and two items on VEA’s legislative agenda advanced.
Senator Favola’s SB 43, which extends from five business days to 10 business days the deadline for a teacher to request a hearing after receiving written notice of a recommendation of dismissal, advanced on a unanimous vote (unofficial vote  – Senator Newman was absent).
Senator John Miller’s SB 324, which delays implementation of the A-F school grading bill until October 1, 2017 also reported on a 4-0 vote (Unofficial vote - Senator Newman was absent).
These two measures should go to the full Senate Education and Health Committee on Thursday morning.
Please contact members of the full committee urging them to vote for SB 43 and SB 324.

Martin, Chairman          district11@senate.virginia.gov           804-698-7511

Saslaw                              district35@senate.virginia.gov           804-698-7535                    

Lucas                                 district18@senate.virgina.gov            804-698-7518

Howell                              district32@senate.virginia.gov            804-698-7532

Newman                          district23@senate.virginia.gov            804-698-7523

Locke                                district02@senate.virginia.gov            804-698-7502

Barker                               district39@senate.virginia.gov            804-698-7539

Miller                                district01@senate.virginia.gov            804-698-7501

Smith                                district19@senate.virginia.gov            804-698-7519

McWaters                       district08@senate.virginia.gov            804-698-7508

Black                                 district13@senate.virginia.gov            804-698-7513

Carrico                              district40@senate.virginia.gov            804-698-7540

Garrett                             district22@senate.virginia.gov            804-698-7522

Please make calls and send messages prior to Thursday morning.

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