Hunter safety education; after-school programs for students in grades 7 through 12. (HB307)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge) with support from co-patron Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


After-school hunter safety education programs for students in grades seven through 12. Permits local school boards to provide after-school hunter safety education programs for students in the school division in grades seven through 12. Students are required to bear the cost of participation. The bill also requires local school boards that provide such programs to display information on the programs in each school and distribute information to the parents of each student in the school division in grades seven through 12. The bill requires the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to establish a uniform curriculum for such programs. The bill also requires each program to be taught by a certified hunter safety instructor. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/01/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102962D
01/01/2014Referred to Committee on Education
01/10/2014Assigned Education sub: Elementary and Secondary Education
01/22/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
01/27/2014Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2014Read first time
01/29/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/30/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/30/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2014Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/31/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB307)
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 by temporarily
02/24/2014Passed Senate (39-Y 1-N)
02/26/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB307ER)
02/26/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB307ER)
02/26/2014Signed by Speaker
02/28/2014Signed by President
04/04/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 560 (effective 7/1/14)
04/04/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0560)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.