School boards, local, etc.; prohibits assisting person for new job if engaged in misconduct w/minor. (SB605)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elementary and secondary schools; sexual misconduct. Requires the Department of Education and local school boards to adopt policies to implement the provisions of federal law that prohibit any local school board or any individual who is an employee, contractor, or agent of a local school board from assisting an employee, contractor, or agent of such local school board in obtaining a new job if such local school board or individual knows or has probable cause to believe that the employee, contractor, or agent engaged in sexual misconduct regarding a minor or student in violation of law. This bill is identical to HB 438. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100465D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/01/2018Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/05/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB605)
02/08/2018Reported from Education and Health with amendment (14-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/09/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2018Passed by for the day
02/13/2018Read second time
02/13/2018Committee amendment rejected
02/13/2018Floor substitute printed 18107125D-S1 (Stanley)
02/13/2018Reading of substitute waived
02/13/2018Substitute by Senator Stanley agreed to 18107125D-S1
02/13/2018Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute SB605S1
02/13/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2018Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB605S1)
02/19/2018Placed on Calendar
02/19/2018Read first time
02/19/2018Referred to Committee on Education
02/20/2018Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3
02/26/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
02/28/2018Reported from Education with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2018Committee substitute printed 18107512D-H1
03/02/2018Read second time
03/05/2018Read third time
03/05/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18107512D-H1
03/05/2018Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB605H1
03/05/2018Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
03/05/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB605H1)
03/06/2018House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2018Title replaced 18107512D-H1
03/08/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB605ER)
03/08/2018Signed by Speaker
03/09/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB605ER)
03/10/2018Signed by President
03/16/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 16, 2018
03/16/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/29/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 514 (effective 7/1/18)
03/29/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0514)


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.