Students; reasonable efforts to notify parents when violation could result in long-term suspension. (HB515)

Introduced By

Del. Randy Minchew (R-Leesburg) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Certain statements of students; admissibility; parental notification. Provides that statements made by a student to a school employee as a result of an interrogation are inadmissible in a delinquency proceeding unless the student's custodian was present at the time the statement was made. The bill also makes mandatory the notification of the parents of any student who violates certain school board policy or compulsory school attendance requirements and allows such notification to be made by an administrative designee as well as the school principal. Read the Bill »


02/27/2014: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/06/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102706D
01/06/2014Referred to Committee on Education
01/17/2014Assigned Education sub: Elementary and Secondary Education
01/22/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/22/2014Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/27/2014Referred from Education
01/27/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/28/2014Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/05/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (11-Y 0-N)
02/07/2014Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2014Committee substitute printed 14104685D-H1
02/08/2014Read first time
02/10/2014Read second time
02/10/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104685D-H1
02/10/2014Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB515H1
02/11/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2014Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/18/2014Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/27/2014Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)