Virginia Center for School Safety; provide training to public school personnel on antibullying. (SB271)

Introduced By

Sen. Henry Marsh (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Center for School Safety; antibullying training.  Requires the Virginia Center for School Safety to provide training on antibullying tactics to public school personnel. The bill also allows the VCSS to include in its audits of school safety a survey of student safety concerns regarding bullying, gang activity, and acts of violence. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12
01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103524D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/13/2012Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/19/2012Reported from Education and Health with substitute (11-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2012Committee substitute printed 12104370D-S1
01/20/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2012Read second time
01/23/2012Reading of substitute waived
01/23/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12104370D-S1
01/23/2012Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB271S1
01/24/2012Read third time and passed Senate (29-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB271S1)
02/13/2012Placed on Calendar
02/13/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/20/2012Referred from Courts of Justice
02/20/2012Referred to Committee on Education
02/22/2012Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Read second time
02/24/2012Read third time
02/24/2012Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/24/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2012Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB271ER)
02/29/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB271ER)
02/29/2012Signed by President
02/29/2012Signed by Speaker
03/20/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 281 (effective 7/1/12)
03/20/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0281)


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 40 seconds.