Mental health first aid training plan; local school board complete development of by July 1, 2014. (HB2287)

Introduced By

Del. Rob Krupicka (D-Alexandria) with support from 8 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax), Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville), Del. Gordon Helsel (R-Poquoson), Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna), Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington), Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond), Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Williamsburg), Del. Joseph Yost (R-Blacksburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Local school boards; mental health first aid training plan. Requires each local school board, in conjunction with a local community services board located in the local school division, to seek to complete development of a mental health first aid training plan by July 1, 2014, whereby each teacher in the local school division would be required to participate in a 12-hour interactive course initially provided by community services board staff members on the risk factors, warning signs, symptoms, and treatment of depression, anxiety disorders, trauma, psychotic disorders, eating disorders, and substance use disorders. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/16/2013Presented and ordered printed 13103444D
01/16/2013Referred to Committee on Education
01/22/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2287)
01/22/2013Assigned Education sub: Students and Early Education
01/25/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/28/2013Reported from Education with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2013Committee substitute printed 13104513D-H1
01/28/2013Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/29/2013Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education
02/01/2013Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (7-Y 0-N)
02/05/2013Left in Appropriations