Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) is game for a “Tim Tebow law.”

Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow prays after the Broncos defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers. (MARC PISCOTTY/REUTERS)

“A Tim Tebow law,” McDonnell said, referring to the Denver Broncos quarterback who was home-schooled but allowed to play in his local sports program. “I would support that.”

There will be some bills to that effect before the General Assembly in the session that begins Wednesday, McDonnell said.

“Home-school parents pay taxes like everybody else,” he said. “It’s just fair.”