Family life education; female genital mutilation. (SB1159)

Introduced By

Sen. Dick Black (R-Leesburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Family life education; female genital mutilation. Requires any family life education curriculum offered in any elementary school, middle school, or high school to incorporate age-appropriate elements of effective and evidence-based programs on the harmful physical and emotional effects of female genital mutilation, associated criminal penalties, and the rights of the victim including any civil action. Amends § 22.1-207.1:1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


01/09/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Education and Health Committee


01/02/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100431D
01/02/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/09/2019Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/15/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1159)

Hearing Scheduled

This bill is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Education and Health committee on 01/17/2019. It meets on Thursday, 8:30 A.M.—Senate Room B.

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