Students; expulsion and referral to a local law-enforcement agency. (HB1061)

Introduced By

Del. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond) with support from co-patron Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


The expulsion of students and the referral of students to a local law-enforcement agency. Permits elementary and secondary school students to be expelled from attendance or referred to a local law-enforcement agency for sufficient cause but only after all feasible alternatives to such expulsion or referral have been considered. The bill does not apply to the expulsion of elementary or secondary school students who possess firearms or certain other weapons on school property or at a school-sponsored activity. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100627D
01/13/2016Referred to Committee on Education
01/19/2016Assigned to sub: Elementary and Secondary Education
01/19/2016Assigned Education sub: Elementary and Secondary Education
02/04/2016Impact statement from DOE/COO (HB1061)
02/08/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 1-N)
02/10/2016Reported from Education with amendment (15-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2016Read first time
02/12/2016Passed by for the day
02/15/2016Floor substitute printed 16105558D-H1 (Bagby)
02/15/2016Passed by temporarily
02/15/2016Read second time
02/15/2016Committee amendment rejected
02/15/2016Motion to refer to committee agreed to
02/15/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2016Left in Courts of Justice


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 4 minutes.