Electronic cigarettes; prohibited in public elementary and secondary schools. (HB484)

Introduced By

Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church) with support from co-patron Del. Rob Krupicka (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Electronic cigarettes in public elementary and secondary schools. Requires each school board to (i) develop and implement a policy to prohibit the use of electronic cigarettes on a school bus, on school property, or at a school-sponsored activity and (ii) include in its code of student conduct a prohibition against possessing electronic cigarettes on a school bus, on school property, or at a school-sponsored activity. The bill requires school boards to update their policies and codes of student conduct by July 1, 2015. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/06/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100812D
01/06/2014Referred to Committee on Education
01/17/2014Assigned Education sub: Elementary and Secondary Education
01/29/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (4-Y 3-N)
01/30/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB484)
02/03/2014Reported from Education (16-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2014Read first time
02/05/2014Read second time and engrossed
02/06/2014Read third time and passed House (54-Y 42-N)
02/06/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (54-Y 42-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)
02/26/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB484ER)
02/26/2014Signed by Speaker
02/28/2014Signed by President
03/27/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 326 (effective 7/1/14)
03/27/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0326)


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 2 minutes.