Family life education; BOE to include instruction on prevention of human trafficking. (SB1141)

Introduced By

Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant (R-Henrico)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Family life education; human trafficking. Requires the Board of Education, in its curriculum guidelines for family life education, to include instruction on the prevention of human trafficking. Additionally, the bill requires any high school family life education program offered in a local school division to incorporate age-appropriate elements of effective and evidence-based programs on the prevention of human trafficking. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/30/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103321D
12/30/2018Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/09/2019Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/15/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1141)
01/17/2019Reported from Education and Health (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2019Read second time and engrossed
01/22/2019Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2019Placed on Calendar
01/24/2019Read first time
01/24/2019Referred to Committee on Education
02/01/2019Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #1
02/11/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/13/2019Reported from Education (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2019Read second time
02/15/2019Read third time
02/15/2019Passed by temporarily
02/15/2019Passed House (88-Y 6-N)
02/15/2019VOTE: PASSAGE (88-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1141ER)
02/20/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1141ER)
02/20/2019Signed by President
02/20/2019Signed by Speaker
02/27/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 27, 2019
02/27/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/18/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 595 (effective 7/1/19)
03/18/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0595)