School nonattendance; attendance officer, volunteers, school personnel, & principal notifies parent. (SB196)

Introduced By

Sen. Harry Blevins (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Notification of school nonattendance.  Clarifies that, in addition to the attendance officer, school personnel, and volunteers, the school principal or his designee is responsible for notifying parents concerning students' nonattendance at school. This bill also provides that the school principal or his designee is also responsible for arranging the conference with parents and in developing the student's attendance plan. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102776D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/21/2010Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2010Read second time and engrossed
01/26/2010Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB196)
02/03/2010Placed on Calendar
02/03/2010Read first time
02/03/2010Referred to Committee on Education
02/16/2010Assigned Education sub: #2 Students and Daycare
02/25/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
03/03/2010Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2010Read second time
03/05/2010Read third time
03/05/2010Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
03/05/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2010Reconsideration of House passage agreed to by House
03/05/2010Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
03/05/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/12/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB196ER)
03/12/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB196ER)
03/12/2010Signed by Speaker
03/13/2010Signed by President
04/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 597 (effective 7/1/10)
04/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0597)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 35 seconds.