2015 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Floor Request)

Floor Action: Rejected

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Chief Patron: Surovell
Clarifies No Charge for Full-Day Kindergarten (language only)

Item 136 #30h

Item 136 #30h

Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education

Page 125, after line 6, insert:
"29. No locality shall charge fees, tuition or any payment to fund the cost of full-day kindergarten for students as mandated by Article VIII, Section 1 of the Constitution of Virginia."

(This amendment clarifies that no locality can impose charges or fees for any child to attend a full-day kindergarten.)