School and Campus Safety, Virginia Center for; guidelines on information sharing. (SB1591)

Introduced By

Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant (R-Henrico)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
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Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety; guidelines on information sharing. Directs the Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety (the Center) to convene a work group to develop guidelines and best practices for the sharing of information between a local school board or public institution of higher education and law enforcement regarding a student whose behavior may pose a threat to the safety of a school or institution or the community. Such guidelines and best practices shall seek to balance the interests of safety and student privacy and shall be consistent with the provisions of the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, as applicable. The bill requires the Center to develop such guidelines and best practices, report to the Chairmen of the House Committee on Education and the Senate Committee on Education and Health, and make such guidelines available to local school boards, public institutions of higher education, law enforcement, and the public by October 1, 2019. Read the Bill »

Status

01/16/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Education and Health Committee

History

DateAction
01/09/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101937D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/16/2019Assigned Education sub: Public Education

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