School resource officers; training and certification, memoranda of understanding. (SB1130)

Introduced By

Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


School resource officers; training and certification; memoranda of understanding. Requires each school resource officer to be trained and certified by the Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety. The bill expands the topics on which school security officers are required to be trained. The bill also requires any school board that agrees to place school resource officers in any school in the school division and the relevant local law-enforcement agency to establish and annually review and update a memorandum of understanding (MOU) governing the use and duties of school resource officers, and ensure that all relevant parties receive initial and ongoing training on the contents of such MOU. Amends § 9.1-102, § 9.1-184, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


01/14/2019: passed committee


12/29/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102420D
12/29/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2019Rereferred from Courts of Justice (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/14/2019Rereferred to Education and Health

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