Public schools; parental review of certain anti-bullying and suicide prevention materials. (HB2107)

Introduced By

Del. Margaret Ransone (R-Kinsale) with support from co-patron Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public schools; parental review of certain anti-bullying and suicide prevention materials. Requires local school boards to develop and implement policies that ensure parents the right to review any audio-visual materials that contain graphic sexual or violent content used in any anti-bullying or suicide prevention program. Such policies shall require that prior to using any such material, the parent of the child participating in such a program shall be provided written notice of his right to review the material and his right to excuse his child from participating in the part of such program utilizing such material. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19104206D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Education
01/15/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2107)
01/18/2019Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #1
01/21/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
01/23/2019Reported from Education (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2019Read first time
01/28/2019Read second time and engrossed
01/29/2019Read third time and passed House (86-Y 13-N)
01/29/2019VOTE: PASSAGE (86-Y 13-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/06/2019Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/14/2019Reported from Education and Health (13-Y 1-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/15/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Read third time
02/18/2019Passed Senate (31-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2107ER)
02/21/2019Signed by Speaker
02/21/2019Signed by President
02/22/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2107ER)
02/28/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 28, 2019
02/28/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/18/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 581 (effective 7/1/19)
03/18/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0581)