School buildings; electronic room partitions. (HB1753)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patron Del. Mike Mullin (D-Newport News)

Progress

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

Description

School buildings; electronic room partitions. Prohibits school employees from opening or closing an electronic room partition in any school building except under certain limited circumstances. The bill requires any annual safety review or exercise for school employees in a local school division to include information and demonstrations, as appropriate, regarding the operation of such partitions. The bill also requires the Department of Education to make available to each school board model safety guidance regarding the operation of such partitions. Amends § 22.1-138, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

02/22/2019: Passed the General Assembly

History

DateAction
12/21/2018Committee
12/21/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100322D
12/21/2018Referred to Committee on Education
01/11/2019Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #1
01/14/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1753)
01/28/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/28/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/30/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/30/2019Reported from Education with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2019Committee substitute printed 19106060D-H1
01/31/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1753H1)
01/31/2019Read first time
02/01/2019Read second time
02/01/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19106060D-H1
02/01/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1753H1
02/04/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/04/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/04/2019Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/04/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE #2 (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/06/2019Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/14/2019Reported from Education and Health with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Read third time
02/18/2019Reading of amendment waived
02/18/2019Committee amendment agreed to
02/18/2019Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/18/2019Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Placed on Calendar
02/19/2019Senate amendment agreed to by House (95-Y 0-N)
02/19/2019VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2019Enrolled
02/22/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1753ER)
02/22/2019Signed by Speaker
02/22/2019Signed by President
02/26/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1753ER)
03/04/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 4, 2019
03/04/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/12/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 369 (effective 7/1/19)
03/12/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0369)

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