Suspension and expulsion; prohibits instances of disorderly or disruptive behavior offenses. (HB544)

Introduced By

Del. Roxann Robinson (R-Chesterfield) with support from co-patrons Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), and Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Student discipline; suspension and expulsion. Prohibits instances of only disorderly or disruptive behavior offenses or technology offenses as providing sufficient cause for a long-term suspension or expulsion. Currently, a student may be suspended or expelled for sufficient cause, although truancy may not be considered sufficient cause for suspension. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102684D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on Education
01/13/2012Assigned Education sub: Students and Early Education
02/02/2012Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2013
02/06/2012Continued to 2013 in Education
11/29/2012Left in Education