Higher educational institutions; required to notify parents that student may be suicidal. (SB624)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax) with support from co-patron Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Institutions of higher education; suicidal students.  Requires public institutions of higher education to notify parents any time the institution receives notification from any source that a student may be suicidal, to the extent permitted by the federal law. Amends § 23-9.2:3, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


  • 01/20/2012 Presented and ordered printed 12104180D
  • 01/20/2012 Referred to Committee on Education and Health
  • 01/23/2012 Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
  • 02/09/2012 Continued to 2013 in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 11/30/2012 Left in Education and Health