Family life education; requires Bd. of Education to incorporate instruction on dating violence, etc. (HB1916)

Introduced By

Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton) with support from 13 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Kris Amundson (D-Mount Vernon), Del. Mamye BaCote (D-Newport News), Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax), Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville), Del. Paula Miller (D-Norfolk), Del. Steve Shannon (D-Vienna), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), Del. Roslyn Tyler (D-Jarratt), Del. Katherine Waddell (I-Richmond), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale), Sen. Roz Dance (D-Petersburg), Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria), Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Family life education. Requires the Board of Education to incorporate instruction on dating violence and the characteristics of abusive relationships into its curriculum guidelines for family life education. Read the Bill »


02/19/2007: signed by governor


01/04/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 074315534
01/04/2007Referred to Committee on Education
01/15/2007Reported from Education (12-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2007Read first time
01/17/2007Read second time and engrossed
01/18/2007Read third time and passed House (84-Y 14-N)
01/18/2007VOTE: PASSAGE (84-Y 14-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2007Communicated to Senate
01/19/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
01/19/2007Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/22/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB1916)
02/02/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/02/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2007Read third time
02/05/2007Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/05/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1916ER)
02/12/2007Signed by Speaker
02/12/2007Signed by President
02/13/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB1916ER)
02/19/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 32 (effective 7/1/07)
03/13/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0032)