Diabetes; certain students permitted to self-check blood glucose levels on school property, etc. (HB134)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg) with support from co-patron Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Care of students who have been diagnosed with diabetes. Permits the parents of any public school student who has been diagnosed with diabetes to designate in a diabetes care plan a delegated care aide to provide diabetes care for the student, including the administration of insulin and glucagon, when a school nurse or physician is not present in the school or at a school-sponsored activity. The bill also requires the delegated care aide to receive training in diabetes care and every school employee to receive basic training in responses to emergency situations and changes from one to two the minimum number of employees in a school that must be trained with regard to a student with diabetes who attends the school. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/18/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100844D
12/18/2013Referred to Committee on Education
01/10/2014Assigned Education sub: Elementary and Secondary Education
01/22/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
01/23/2014Impact statement from DHCD (HB0134)
01/24/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB134)
01/27/2014Reported from Education with substitute (19-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2014Committee substitute printed 14104152D-H1
01/28/2014Read first time
01/29/2014Read second time
01/29/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104152D-H1
01/29/2014Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB134H1
01/30/2014Read third time and passed House (87-Y 12-N)
01/30/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (87-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2014Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/05/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB134H1)
02/20/2014Committee substitute printed 14105207D-S1
02/20/2014Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/2014Read third time
02/24/2014Reading of substitute waived
02/24/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14105207D-S1
02/24/2014Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB134S1
02/24/2014Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/2014Placed on Calendar
02/25/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB134S1)
02/26/2014Passed by for the day
02/27/2014Passed by for the day
02/28/2014Senate substitute rejected by House 14105207D-S1 (3-Y 94-N)
02/28/2014VOTE: REJECTED (3-Y 94-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2014Senate insisted on substitute (39-Y 0-N 1-A)
03/04/2014Senate requested conference committee
03/05/2014House acceded to request
03/05/2014Conferees appointed by House
03/05/2014Delegates: Cole, Bell, R.P., Keam
03/06/2014Conferees appointed by Senate
03/06/2014Senators: Barker, Deeds, Stuart
03/07/2014C Amended by conference committee
03/07/2014Conference substitute printed 14105627D-H2
03/07/2014Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
03/07/2014Conference report agreed to by House (87-Y 7-N)
03/07/2014VOTE: ADOPTION (87-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
03/17/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB134ER)
03/17/2014Signed by President
03/18/2014Signed by Speaker
04/04/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 554 (effective 7/1/14)
04/04/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0554)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.