2021 New & Pending Legislation

This table lists bills that are pending or being acted upon in various state legislatures during 2021.  The table includes a global search utility, allowing search by state, keyword, status, or bill number. 
Table updated January 15, 2021


For a searchable table of US State laws on dyslexia enacted or amended in previous years, see our page, State Dyslexia Laws.

StateBill TitleIntroducedStatusBill IDTrackLast Action
ArizonaSchool Promotion & IEP1/8/21PrefiledHB 2063Legiscan2021-01-14 / Intro
To House Education Committee
District of ColumbiaDyslexia Screening And Prevention Pilot2/19/19PendingCouncil Bill 230150Legiscan2020-12-08 / Enroll
Transmitted to Mayor, Response Due on December 22, 2020
MarylandEarly Literacy and Dyslexia Practices9/24/20PendingHB 237Legiscan2021-01-13 House First Reading Ways and Means
MarylandEarly Literacy and Dyslexia Practices10/28/20PendingSB 126Legiscan2021-01-06 Senate Hearing 1/27 at 11:00 a.m.
MissouriReading Success Plan12/3/20PrefiledHB 312Legiscan2021-01-07 House Read Second Time (H)
MissouriReading Success Plan12/8/20PrefiledHB 368Legiscan2021-01-07 House Read Second Time (H)
MissouriRepeal of Obsolete or Expired Provisions12/14/20PrefiledHRB 1Legiscan2021-01-07
Read Second Time (H)
New JerseyState Dyslexia Website2/20/20PendingAB 2868Legiscan2020-02-20 Assembly Introduced, Referred to Assembly Health Committee
New YorkSchool Intervention and Special Curriculum1/6/21PendingAB 556Legiscan2021-01-06 Assembly referred to education
New YorkIncarceration - Dyslexia Screening and Intervenion1/6/21PendingSB 307Legiscan2021-01-06 Senate REFERRED TO CRIME VICTIMS, CRIME AND CORRECTION
New YorkDyslexia Task Force1/6/21PendingSB 441Legiscan2021-01-06 Senate REFERRED TO EDUCATION
New YorkEstablishes Schools for Dyslexia1/6/21PendingAB 838Legiscan2021-01-06 Assembly referred to education
New YorkDyslexia Screening1/8/21IntroducedAB 1380Legiscan2021-01-08 Assembly referred to education
North DakotaDyslexia Specialist Teacher Credentials1/5/21IntroducedHB 1131Legiscan2021-01-14 / Intro
Reported back, do pass, place on calendar
TexasImproved Teacher Training11/9/20PrefiledHB 159 (same as SB 180)Legiscan2020-11-09 House Filed
TexasReport on literacy among prison inmates11/9/20PrefiledHB 265Legiscan2020-11-09 House Filed
TexasImproved Teacher Training11/12/20 PrefiledSB 180 (same as HB 159)Legiscan2020-11-12 Senate Filed
VirginiaSchool Reading Intervention Services1/8/21PrefiledHB 1865Legiscan2021-01-14 / Intro
[Hearing: Jan 18]

To House Education: SOL and SOQ Committee
VirginiaPilot program - reading diagnostic tests1/1/20Prefiled (Carryover)HB 332Legiscan2020-12-04 Senate Left in Education and Health
VirginiaReading Diagnostic Tests Grades K-11/1/20Passed HouseHB 332Legiscan2020-02-27
To Senate Education and Health Committee

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