Certain persons; immunity for those reporting, etc., individual posing credible danger of injury. (SB1376)

Introduced By

Sen. Steve Martin (R-Chesterfield) with support from co-patrons Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta), and Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel (R-Winchester)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Civil immunity for certain persons. Provides that a school official or any other person shall be immune from civil liability for reporting or investigating or causing to be investigated a report that any person poses a credible danger of serious bodily injury or death to any other person on school property so long as such report is made or such investigation is conducted in good faith and without malice. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


02/08/2013Introduced at the request of Governor
02/08/2013Presented and ordered printed 13104715D
02/08/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/11/2013Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1376)
02/12/2013Read first time
02/12/2013Engrossed by Senate
02/12/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2013Passed by for the day
02/13/2013Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Placed on Calendar
02/15/2013Read first time
02/15/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/15/2013Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Read second time
02/20/2013No action taken
02/21/2013Read third time
02/21/2013Committee amendment agreed to
02/21/2013Amendments by Delegate Albo agreed to
02/21/2013Engrossed by House as amended SB1376
02/21/2013Passed House with amendments (96-Y 2-N)
02/21/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (96-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013House amendments agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1376ER)
03/04/2013Signed by President
03/05/2013Signed by Speaker
03/20/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1376ER)
03/20/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 665 (effective 7/1/13)
03/20/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0665)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 5 clips in all, totaling 16 minutes.