School principals; incident reports. (HB1839)

Introduced By

Del. Dave LaRock (R-Loudoun) with support from co-patrons Del. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond), Del. Matt Fariss (R-Rustburg), Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon), and Sen. Jennifer Wexton (D-Leesburg)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

School principals; incident reports. Provides that school principals are not required to report criminal misdemeanors or status offenses to law enforcement if in the principal's discretion, based on a totality of the circumstances and consistent with Board of Education guidelines, such report is not warranted. The bill requires the Board of Education, in consultation with the Department of Juvenile Justice, the Office of the Attorney General, and any interested stakeholders, to update its Student Conduct Policy Guidelines to provide guidance for principals in exercising such discretion. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/10/2017Committee
01/10/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102485D
01/10/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2017Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/19/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1839)
01/30/2017Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/07/2017Left in Courts of Justice

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1163.