School principals; incident reports. (SB1163)

Introduced By

Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania) with support from co-patron Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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 »


02/02/2017: Incorporated into Another Bill


01/09/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101122D
01/09/2017Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/18/2017Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/19/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1163)
02/02/2017Incorporated by Education and Health (SB1082-Wexton) (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1839.