Student information; release to federal government agencies or authorized representative of agency. (HB449)

Introduced By

Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville) with support from co-patrons Del. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton), and Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Student information; release to federal government agencies and commercial educational entities. Prohibits a member or employee of a local school board or the Department of Education from transmitting personally identifiable information from a student's record to a federal government agency or any commercial educational entity or an authorized representative of such agency or entity for purposes permitted by local, state, or federal law unless the member or employee first notifies the student's parent or the student, in the case of a student who is eighteen years of age or older, and provides the parent or student with the opportunity to opt out of the transmission. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/05/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100899D
01/05/2014Referred to Committee on Education
01/17/2014Assigned Education sub: Elementary and Secondary Education
01/20/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB449)
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB449)
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 14104701D-H1
02/04/2014Read first time
02/05/2014Read second time
02/05/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104701D-H1
02/05/2014Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB449H1
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 (HB449H1)
02/26/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB449ER)
02/26/2014Signed by Speaker
02/28/2014Signed by President
03/27/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 322 (effective 7/1/14)
03/27/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0322)


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 40 seconds.