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HB 1442 - Authorizes Home-Schooled Students To Participate In Interscholastic Programs - Key Vote

Virginia Key Votes

Kirk Cox voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Not Sent To Committee (Senate) (7-8) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (56-43) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Home-Schooled Students To Participate In Interscholastic Programs

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that allows home-schooled students to participate in public school interscholastic programs.

Highlights:
  • Requires public schools to allow students who receive home instruction to participate in  interscholastic programs and set policies governing such participation (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes the school to charge a fee to a student who receives home instruction that covers the cost of participation, including insurance, equipment, uniforms and other related costs (Sec. 1). 
  • Requires students who receive home instruction and participate in interscholastic programs to meet the following requirements (Sec. 1): 
    • Participate only within the attendance zone in which the student lives;
    • Comply with immunization requirements;
    • Not reach the age of 19 by August 1 of the current academic year; and
    • Comply with all disciplinary rules and academic requirements.
  • Specifies that the provisions of this act will expire on July 1, 2018 (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizes Home-Schooled Students To Participate In Interscholastic Programs

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