Enrollment of and provision of free public education for certain students; kinship care and foster care. Provides that in the event that a student in a kinship care arrangement moves into a different school division during the school year as a result of safely returning home, being emancipated, or transitioning to a new kinship care arrangement, such student shall be deemed to continue to reside in the previous school division of residence for the remainder of the school year for the purpose of tuition-free enrollment and attendance. The bill also provides that certain provisions of law relating to continuity of public school enrollment and attendance for students in foster care apply to a student who has transitioned out of foster care and whose custody has been transferred to the student's parent or prior legal guardian or who has been emancipated.

Statutes affected:
House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24104885D: 22.1-3.4, 22.1-289, 63.2-900.3
House: Committee substitute printed 24106309D-H1: 22.1-3, 22.1-3.4
House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB777ER): 22.1-3, 22.1-3.4
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0303): 22.1-3, 22.1-3.4