Compulsory school attendance cases; prosecution by attorneys for the Commonwealth. (HB486)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond) with support from co-patron Del. Lashrecse D. Aird (D-Petersburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Attorneys for the Commonwealth; prosecution of compulsory school attendance cases. Relieves attorneys for the Commonwealth from the duty to prosecute all cases arising under the provisions of law in Title 22.1 relating to compulsory school attendance and instead makes prosecution of such cases permissive in nature. Amends § 22.1-268, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102199D
01/08/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee Criminal Law
01/14/2016Assigned App. sub: Subcommittee Criminal Law
01/14/2016Assigned Courts sub:
02/01/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/16/2016Left in Courts of Justice

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB587.