School personnel; staffing ratios; school nurses. (HB1757)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Dudenhefer (R-Stafford) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


School personnel; staffing ratios; school nurses. Requires each local school board to employ at least one full-time equivalent school nurse position in each elementary school, middle school, and high school in the local school division and at least one full-time equivalent school nurse position per 1,000 students in grades kindergarten through 12. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100964D
01/09/2017Referred to Committee on Education
01/13/2017Assigned Education sub: Elementary and Secondary Education
01/18/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
01/18/2017Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/24/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1757)
01/25/2017Reported from Education with amendments (19-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2017Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/25/2017Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education
01/31/2017Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/08/2017Left in Appropriations


Stephen Joned writes:

We really need to get this passed and get a nurse back into our elementary schools. Most parents don't even know they replaced the nurses with folks who make less then the bus drivers, and have less training.