Students; collection of demographic data, designation of race or ethnicity. (SB238)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Emily Brewer (R-Suffolk)

Progress

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

Description

Collection of student demographic data; prohibition. Prohibits local school boards from requiring a student or his parent to disclose information related to the student's race or ethnicity unless (i) the student or his parent is given an option to designate "other" for the student's race or ethnicity or (ii) such disclosure is required by federal law. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/04/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101379D
01/04/2018Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/25/2018Committee substitute printed 18105946D-S1
01/25/2018Reported from Education and Health with substitute (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (35-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2018Read second time
01/29/2018Reading of substitute waived
01/29/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18105946D-S1
01/29/2018Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB238S1
01/30/2018Read third time and passed Senate (30-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2018Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2018Passed Senate (33-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB238S1)
02/05/2018Placed on Calendar
02/05/2018Read first time
02/05/2018Referred to Committee on Education
02/16/2018Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #1
02/26/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/28/2018Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2018Read second time
03/05/2018Read third time
03/05/2018Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
03/05/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2018Enrolled
03/07/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB238ER)
03/07/2018Signed by Speaker
03/08/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB238ER)
03/09/2018Signed by President
03/15/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 15, 2018
03/15/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/30/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 587 (effective 7/1/18)
03/30/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0587)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 38 seconds.