Virginia STEM Education Advisory Board; purpose and duties; historically underrepresented students. Expands the purpose of the Virginia Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education Advisory Board to include promoting the participation of historically underrepresented students, as defined in the bill, in primary and secondary schools in STEM education. The bill expands the duties of the Board to effectuate this additional purpose. Finally, the bill increases from 16 to 23 the nonlegislative citizen membership of the Board and provides that the seven additional members be appointed by the chairmen of the Virginia African American Advisory Board, Virginia-Asian Advisory Board, Latino Advisory Board, Council on Women, Virginia LGBTQ+ Advisory Board, Office of New Americans Advisory Board, and Virginia Board for People with Disabilities, with each chairman appointing one member representing the population served by his advisory board subject to the approval of a majority of the members of his advisory board.

Statutes affected:
House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24101178D: 22.1-364, 22.1-365, 22.1-367
House: Committee substitute printed 24106463D-H1: 22.1-364, 22.1-365, 22.1-367
House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB615ER): 22.1-364, 22.1-365, 22.1-367
House: Governor's substitute printed 24109278D-H2: 22.1-367
House: Reenrolled bill text (HB615ER2): 22.1-367
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0814): 22.1-367