HB 2207: Next Steps

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The 2023 General Assembly Session is a short session, only 45 days. There are hundreds of bills and the question becomes, how do we move HB 2207 forward to passage?

If you support this bill, here are some steps you should take, sooner rather than later:

  • Contact your school district, institution, or agency’s government liaison and voice your support for this bill.
  • Provide support for this bill by providing written testimony/support through the bill feedback webpage opens an external link
  • Contact your Delegate and Senator and tell them why they should support this bill
    • Sample text for an email (simply copy and paste):
      • I am writing to ask you to vote in support of House Bill 2207, introduced by Del. Kathy Tran. HB 2207 would update current state code (Title 2.2, Chapter 35) to broaden the definition of people with disabilities to include all disabilities, not just those that are blind or visually impaired. It would also bring K-12 schools under the same directive as higher education and state agencies thus allowing for more collaborative solutions throughout the Commonwealth. Not only is it the right thing to do to ensure equal access for all Virginians, but the updates and modernization of current code would create a mechanism for oversight of procurement practices to ensure fiscal responsibility for the state.  Please let me know how you stand on House Bill 2207
  • Inform your friends and colleagues about this bill and why they should support it

After you send a note to your legislators, use the form below to offer your support directly to Delegate Tran.

Complete if you are submitting this form as a representative of an organization, school, institution, or agency.
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