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April 4, 2007

House Bill 1843: Public/Private Education Investment Tax Credit

Sponsor:
Christopher B. Saxman

Summary:
Provides a tax credit to homeschool, private school, and public school students in the form of a scholarship for tuition, books, and educational fees.

Status:

1/3/2007 (House) Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 074756496
1/3/2007 (House) Referred to Committee on Finance
1/10/2007 (House) Assigned Finance sub: No. 1 (Orrock)
1/31/2007 (House) Reported from Finance (11-Y 9-N)
2/2/2007 (House) Read first time
2/3/2007 (House) Read second time and engrossed
2/5/2007 (House) Read third time and passed House (53-Y 45-N)
2/5/2007 (House) Vote: Passage (53-Y 45-N)
2/6/2007 (House) Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
2/6/2007 (House) Passed House (56-Y 43-N)
2/6/2007 (House) Vote: Passage No. 2 (56-Y 43-N)
2/6/2007 (House) Communicated to Senate
2/7/2007 (Senate) Constitutional reading dispensed
2/7/2007 (Senate) Constitutional reading dispensed
2/7/2007 (Senate) Referred to Committee on Education and Health
2/12/2007 (Senate) Rereferred from Education and Health (12-Y 1-N)
2/12/2007 (Senate) Rereferred to Finance

This bill was tabled in the Senate Finance Committee. However, it will probably be re-introduced next year.

HSLDA’s Position:
Support!

Action Requested:
No action is requested at this time.

 Other Resources

January-19-2007—Virginia—Calls Needed Now to Help Pass a Tax Credit for Homeschoolers

February-2-2007—Virginia—Calls Needed Now to Help Pass a Tax $1,200 Tax Credit for Homeschoolers

Bill Text

Bill History