Student discipline; expulsion due to firearm or drug offenses. (HB198)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave) with support from co-patron Del. Roxann Robinson (R-Chesterfield)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Elementary and secondary school students; sufficient cause for suspension or expulsion. Prohibits an incident that occurs in any setting other than on a school bus, on school property, or at a school-sponsored activity from being deemed sufficient cause for the suspension or expulsion of a student, except in cases in which the division superintendent has received a report of an adjudication of delinquency or a conviction for a certain criminal offense. The bill contains technical amendments. Amends § 22.1-277, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/26/2013Committee
12/26/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100412D
12/26/2013Referred to Committee on Education
01/20/2014Assigned Education sub: Elementary and Secondary Education
01/24/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB198)
01/30/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
02/03/2014Reported from Education with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2014Committee substitute printed 14104600D-H1
02/04/2014Read first time
02/05/2014Read second time
02/05/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104600D-H1
02/05/2014Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB198H1
02/06/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/06/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2014Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/20/2014Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/2014Read third time
02/24/2014Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB198H1)
02/26/2014Enrolled
02/26/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB198ER)
02/26/2014Signed by Speaker
02/28/2014Signed by President
03/27/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 312 (effective 7/1/14)
03/27/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0312)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 35 seconds.