School records; self-authentication. (HB424)

Introduced By

Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


School records; self-authentication.  Provides that school records are admissible in any matter where such records are material, provided that they are authenticated as true and accurate copies by the custodian of the records or by the person to whom the custodian reports, if they are different. Currently, such authenticated school records are only admissible in cases involving custody of the student or termination of parental rights. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102253D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on Education
01/16/2012Referred from Education
01/16/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/23/2012Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
01/30/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
02/03/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2012Read first time
02/08/2012Read second time
02/08/2012Committee amendment agreed to
02/08/2012Engrossed by House as amended HB424E
02/08/2012Printed as engrossed 12102253D-E
02/09/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/09/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/20/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2012Read third time
02/22/2012Reading of amendment waived
02/22/2012Committee amendment agreed to
02/22/2012Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/22/2012Passed Senate with amendment (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Placed on Calendar
02/24/2012Senate amendment rejected by House (1-Y 96-N)
02/24/2012VOTE: REJECTED (1-Y 96-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2012Senate insisted on amendment (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2012Senate requested conference committee
02/29/2012House acceded to request
03/01/2012Conferees appointed by House
03/01/2012Delegates: Bulova, Loupassi, Habeeb
03/05/2012Conferees appointed by Senate
03/05/2012Senators: Stanley, Garrett, Edwards
03/08/2012Conference report agreed to by House (91-Y 0-N)
03/08/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (91-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2012Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB424ER)
03/10/2012Signed by Speaker
03/10/2012Signed by President
04/04/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 499 (effective 7/1/12)
04/04/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0499)


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 2 minutes.