School boards, local; prior authorization for legal action. (SB440)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer Wexton (D-Leesburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Local school boards; prior authorization for legal action. Narrows the restriction, to appointed school boards, that a local school board receive prior authorization from the local governing body prior to instituting any legal action or proceeding against any other governmental agency in Virginia. Under current law, the restriction applies to all school boards regardless of selection method. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102563D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/25/2018Reported from Education and Health (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (35-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2018Motion to rerefer to committee agreed to
01/29/2018Rereferred to Courts of Justice
01/31/2018Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)