Family life education; child sexual abuse. (SB370)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer Wexton (D-Leesburg) with support from co-patron Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Family life education; child sexual abuse. Requires the Board of Education to include in its standards of learning for family life education standards for age-appropriate instruction in the prevention, recognition, and awareness of child abduction, child abuse, child sexual exploitation, and child sexual abuse. The bill also requires such standards to be taught in kindergarten through twelfth grade. Amends § 22.1-207.1, § 22.1-207.1:1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101935D
01/11/2016Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/21/2016Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/02/2016Impact statement from DOE/COO (SB370)
02/04/2016Committee amendments
02/04/2016Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)