Health instruction; instruction to incorporate standards to recognize dimensions of mental health. (SB953)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath) with support from co-patrons Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), and Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)

Progress

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

Description

Health instruction; mental health. Requires health instruction to incorporate standards that recognize the multiple dimensions of health by including mental health and the relationship of physical and mental health so as to enhance student understanding, attitudes, and behavior that promote health, well-being, and human dignity. The bill also directs the Board of Education to review and update the health Standards of Learning for students in grades nine and 10 to include mental health. This bill is identical to HB 1604. Amends § 22.1-207, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/19/2018Presented and ordered printed 18104953D
01/19/2018Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/01/2018Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/02/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB953)
02/08/2018Reported from Education and Health (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2018Read second time and engrossed
02/13/2018Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2018Placed on Calendar
02/19/2018Read first time
02/19/2018Referred to Committee on Education
02/21/2018Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2018Read second time
02/26/2018Read third time
02/26/2018Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/26/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2018Enrolled
02/28/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB953ER)
02/28/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB953ER)
02/28/2018Signed by Speaker
03/03/2018Signed by President
03/06/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 6, 2018
03/06/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/19/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 393 (effective 7/1/18)
03/19/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0393)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1604.

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