Family life education; changes to curriculum guidelines and curricula. (SB1475)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond) with support from co-patron Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Family life education; curriculum guidelines and curricula. Makes changes to family life education curriculum guidelines and curricula, including (i) requiring family life education curriculum guidelines to include instruction as appropriate for the age of the student in the benefits, challenges, responsibilities, and value of family relationships for men, women, children, and communities; (ii) amending the definition of "abstinence education" for the purposes of such curriculum guidelines; and (iii) permitting the age-appropriate elements of effective and evidence-based programs on sexual violence that are required to be incorporated into any high school family life education curriculum offered by a local school division to include instruction that increases student awareness of the fact that consent is required before sexual activity. Amends § 22.1-207.1, § 22.1-207.1:1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/17/2017Presented and ordered printed 17103707D
01/17/2017Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/19/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1475)
01/25/2017Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/02/2017Reported from Education and Health with amendments (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2017Read second time
02/06/2017Reading of amendments waived
02/06/2017Committee amendments agreed to
02/06/2017Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1475E
02/06/2017Printed as engrossed 17103707D-E
02/07/2017Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2017Placed on Calendar
02/09/2017Read first time
02/09/2017Referred to Committee on Education
02/10/2017Assigned Education sub: Elementary and Secondary Education
02/10/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1475E)
02/15/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (8-Y 0-N)
02/20/2017Reported from Education with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2017Read second time
02/22/2017Read third time
02/22/2017Committee amendments agreed to
02/22/2017Engrossed by House as amended
02/22/2017Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/22/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2017House amendments agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2017Enrolled
03/07/2017Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1475ER)
03/07/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1475ER)
03/07/2017Signed by Speaker
03/10/2017Signed by President
03/13/2017Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/13/17
03/13/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/24/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 692 (effective 7/1/17)
03/24/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0692)

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 3 minutes.

Transcript

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



Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg): BILL PASS AND SPEAKING TO THE BILL.

[Unknown]: THE SENATOR HAS THE FLOOR.

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg): THIS BILL SIMPLY REQUIRES THE SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION OR HIS DESIGNEE TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO LOOK AT THE FEASIBILITY OF CREATING A PORTAL FOR ADDRESS CHANGES SO THAT IF YOU HAVE AN ADDRESS CHANGE AND CHANGE YOUR ADDRESS ON THE -- YOUR DRIVER'S LICENSE, IT'S CHANGED FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF TAX, THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, DMAS, CIRCUIT COURTS, ANYBODY. WE'VE GOT THE CAPABILITY AND THIS BRINGS TOGETHER A NUMBER OF AGENCIES TO SEE WHETHER IT'S FEASIBLE AND REPORT BACK.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): THANK YOU, SENATOR. THE QUESTION IS SHALL SENATE BILL 1363 ALL IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION WILL RECORD THEIR VOTES AYE, THOSE OPPOSED NO. ARE THE SENATORS READY TO VOTE? HAVE ALL THE SENATORS VOTED? DO ANY SENATORS DESIRE TO CHANGE THEIR VOTE? THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL.

[Unknown]: AYES 37, NOS 2. AYES 37, NOS 2. THE BILL PASSES. SENATE BILL 1371, A BILL RELATING TO THE VIRGINIA RESEARCH INVESTMENT COMMITTEE. THE SENIOR SENATOR FROM FAIRFAX, SENATOR SASLAW.

Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield): MR. PRESIDENT, MEMBERS OF THE


[Unknown]: MOTION WOULD BE TO GO BY FOR THE DAY.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): WITHOUT OBJECTION, SENATE BILL 1264 BY FOR THE DAY. DOES THE CLERK HAVE ANY MOVES FROM THE REGULAR?

[Unknown]: YES, SIR, MR. SPEAKER. SENATE BILLS THIRD READING UNCONTESTED THERE ARE FOUR REQUESTED MOVES. PAGE 2 OF THE PRINTED CALENDAR, SENATOR McPIKE 1117 ASKED TO BE MOVED TO THE REGULAR CALENDAR BY DELEGATE FRATES. ON PAGE 8. SENATOR DEEDS S.B. 1063 REQUESTED TO BE MOVED TO THE REGULAR CALENDAR BY DELEGATE JONES. TURNING TO PAGE 9. SAME CATEGORY. SENATE BILL 1172 REQUESTED TO BE MOVED TO THE REGULAR CALENDAR BY DELEGATE WEBBER. AND PAGE 10, SENATOR OBENSHAIN'S S.B. 1284 HAS BEEN REQUESTED TO BE MOVED TO THE REGULAR CALENDAR BY DELEGATE BELL OF ALBERMARLE. FINALLILE, ON PAGE 15 WITHIN THE SAME CATEGORY, SENATE BILL 1578 BY SENATOR NORMENT REQUESTED TO BE MOVED TO THE REGULAR CALENDAR BY DELEGATE GILBERT.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): WITHOUT OBJECTION, THEY WILL BE MOVED TO THE REGULAR CALENDAR. DOES THE CLERK HAVE ANY