Public schools; suspensions. (HB1924)

Introduced By

Del. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond) with support from 11 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Lashrecse D. Aird (D-Petersburg), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Daun Hester (D-Norfolk), Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria), Del. Joe Lindsey (D-Norfolk), Del. Mike Mullin (D-Newport News), Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church), Del. Luke Torian (D-Woodbridge), Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon)

Progress

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

Description

Public schools; suspensions. Directs the Board of Education to establish guidelines for alternatives to short-term and long-term suspension for consideration by local school boards. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/10/2017Committee
01/10/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102230D
01/10/2017Referred to Committee on Education
01/13/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1924)
01/20/2017Assigned Education sub: Elementary and Secondary Education
01/27/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/30/2017Reported from Education (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2017Read first time
02/01/2017Read second time and engrossed
02/02/2017Read third time and passed House (82-Y 12-N)
02/02/2017VOTE: PASSAGE (82-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2017Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/09/2017Reported from Education and Health (13-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2017Read third time
02/13/2017Passed Senate (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2017Enrolled
02/15/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1924ER)
02/15/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1924ER)
02/15/2017Signed by Speaker
02/17/2017Signed by President
02/17/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/17/17
02/17/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
02/23/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 231 (effective 7/1/17)
02/23/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0231)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.



Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax): WHAT THIS BILL DOES IS SIMPLY PROTECTS VICTIMS WHILE ENSURING THAT SOMEONE WHO MADE A MISTAKE STILL HAS THEIR DAY IN COURT. I HOPE WE WOULD ENGROSS THE BILL AND PASS IT TO THIRD READING. THANK YOU VERY MUCH, MR. SPEAKER.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): GENTLEMAN FROM RICHMOND CITY, MR. LOUPASSI.

Del. Manoli Loupassi (R-Richmond): MR. SPEAKER, SPEAKING TO THE BILL.

Del. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond): GENTLEMAN HAS THE FLOOR.

Del. Manoli Loupassi (R-Richmond): MR. SPEAKER, I UNDERSTAND WHY THE GENTLEMAN FROM FAIRFAX HAS PROPOSED THE LEGISLATION. HE'S IN THE A LAWYER, AND HE DOESN'T UNDERSTAND HOW THIS ENTIRE PROCESS WORKS. AND I HAVE TRIED TO EXPLAIN TO HIM, AND I JUST DON'T THINK HE


Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg): IT GIVES THEM A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME WHERE THEY CAN CARRY CONCEALED WITHOUT HAVING TO GO GET THE PERMIT. IT EXPIRES SO THAT THEY WILL HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO GET THAT PERMIT IF THEY WISH TO CONTINUE TO CARRY CONCEALED. HOWEVER, THIS IS INTENDED TO PROTECT SOMEBODY IN THE EARLY STAGES BEFORE THEY WILL BE ABLE TO OBTAIN THAT CONCEALED CARRY PERMIT.

[Unknown]: THANK YOU, SENATOR. THE SENATOR FROM ARLINGTON, SENATOR FAVOLA.

Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington): THANK YOU, MR. PRESIDENT.

[Unknown]: SPEAKING TO THE MEASURE.

Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington): THE SENATOR HAS THE FLOOR.

[Unknown]: THANK YOU,-MILE-AN-HOUR. MR. PRESIDENT.I WOULD ASK THAT S VOTE NO ON THIS BILL. WE ALREADY HAVE A VICTIM WHO IS A VULNERABLE AND CONCERNED, ANXIOUS AND WE WILL ALLOW THIS PERSON TO BYPASS WHATEVER REQUIREMENTS WE MIGHT HAVE FOR CONCEALED PERMIT ONE OF THOSE IS