Higher educational institutions; mental health policies. (HB697)

Introduced By

Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-Fairfax Station) with support from co-patrons Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale), and Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Higher education; mental health. Requires the governing boards of each public institution of higher education to develop and implement a policy requesting each student to identify points of contact to be notified should the student experience a mental health crisis while attending the institution. The policy may require the student to waive any privacy or confidentiality privilege granted to him under law and related to mental health care if a crisis were to arise and the points of contact were to be notified. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102618D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee on Education
01/18/2012Assigned Education sub: Higher Education and Arts
02/07/2012Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2013
02/08/2012Continued to 2013 in Education
11/29/2012Left in Education