Public schools; prohibits use of seclusion and restraint. (HB2599)

Introduced By

Del. John Bell (D-Chantilly) with support from co-patron Del. David Reid (D-Loudoun)

Progress

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

Description

Use of seclusion and restraint in public schools. Requires the Board of Education, in its regulations regarding the use of seclusion and restraint in public schools, to specifically identify and prohibit the use of any method of restraint or seclusion that it determines poses a significant danger to the student and establish safety standards for seclusion. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/09/2019Committee
01/09/2019Presented and ordered printed 19102582D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee on Education
01/18/2019Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #1
01/21/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2599)
01/28/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/30/2019Reported from Education with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2019Committee substitute printed 19105982D-H1
01/30/2019Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/30/2019Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education
02/01/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2599H1)
02/01/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/01/2019Reported from Appropriations (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Read second time
02/04/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105982D-H1
02/04/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2599H1
02/05/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/05/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/07/2019Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/14/2019Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Read third time
02/18/2019Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2019Enrolled
02/21/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2599ER)
02/21/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2599ER)
02/21/2019Signed by Speaker
02/21/2019Signed by President
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 591 (effective 7/1/19)
03/18/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0591)

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