Suspension of a student, short-term; pending principal, etc., decision on alternative education. (HB2341)

Introduced By

Del. Kris Amundson (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Short-term suspension of a student; alternative education program. Provides that pending the decision by the division superintendent or his designee as to whether to require that a student charged with an offense involving intentional injury to another student of the school division attend an alternative education program, a local school board may impose a short-term suspension upon such student. Additionally provides that a school board may require a student charged with certain juvenile offenses that are required to be disclosed to the superintendent of the school division to attend an alternative education program. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 096177412
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Education
01/20/2009Assigned Education sub: Students and Daycare
01/26/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting
01/28/2009Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2009Read first time
01/30/2009Passed by for the day
02/02/2009Read second time and engrossed
02/03/2009Read third time and passed House (92-Y 5-N)
02/03/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (92-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2009Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/12/2009Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/19/2009Reported from Education and Health with amendment (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009Passed by for the day
02/24/2009Read third time
02/24/2009Reading of amendment waived
02/24/2009Committee amendment agreed to
02/24/2009Amendments by Senator Barker-no action taken
02/24/2009Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/24/2009Passed Senate with amendment (30-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (30-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009Passed Senate with amendment (29-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009Placed on Calendar
02/26/2009Senate amendment agreed to by House (94-Y 0-N)
02/26/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (94-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2341ER)
03/10/2009Signed by President
03/11/2009Signed by Speaker
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 208 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0208)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 13 minutes.