Public schools; definition of corporal punishment, exception. (SB852)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson) with support from co-patron Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public schools; corporal punishment; exception. Authorizes a public school athletic coach to require a student-athlete to participate in conditioning or exercise, such as performing push-ups or running laps, as part of a disciplinary process if the student-atlete and his parent have signed a form that (i) enumerates actions, such as being late to or missing a practice, that would result in discipline involving conditioning or exercise; (ii) specifies the required conditioning or exercise for each action that would result in discipline; and (iii) acknowledges that the student-athlete and his parent understand and accept the disciplinary process. The bill contains technical corrections. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/06/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100536D
01/06/2015Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/22/2015Reported from Education and Health with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2015Passed by for the day
01/23/2015Reconsideration of Passed by for the day agreed to (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2015Read second time
01/26/2015Reading of amendments waived
01/26/2015Committee amendments agreed to
01/26/2015Engrossed by Senate as amended SB852E
01/26/2015Printed as engrossed 15100536D-E
01/27/2015Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2015Placed on Calendar
01/30/2015Read first time
01/30/2015Referred to Committee on Education
02/09/2015Assigned Education sub: Elementary and Secondary Education
02/11/2015Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/24/2015Left in Education

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1894.