USBC and SFPC; changes to Codes for safety measures for schools. (SB1755)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon) with support from co-patrons Del. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton), Del. Ronnie Campbell (R-Raphine), and Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave)

Progress

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

Description

Board of Housing and Community Development; Uniform Statewide Building Code; Statewide Fire Prevention Code; safety and security measures for schools; active shooter or hostile threats. Directs the Department of Housing and Community Development to convene stakeholders representing entities that enforce the Uniform Statewide Building Code and the Statewide Fire Prevention Code and other law-enforcement organizations to develop proposals for changes to each such code for submission to the Board of Housing and Community Development. Such proposals shall have the goal of assisting in the provision of safety and security measures for the Commonwealth's public or private elementary and secondary schools and public or private institutions of higher education for active shooter or hostile threats. The review conducted by the stakeholders shall include the examination of (i) locking devices, (ii) barricade devices, and (iii) other safety measures that may be utilized in an active shooter or hostile threat situation that occurs in any classroom or other area where students are located for a finite period of time. Read the Bill »

Status

04/19/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the General Laws and Technology Committee

History

DateAction
01/18/2019Presented and ordered printed 19100912D
01/18/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/28/2019Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2019Committee substitute printed 19105991D-S1
01/30/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2019Read second time
01/31/2019Reading of substitute waived
01/31/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105991D-S1
01/31/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1755S1
02/01/2019Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Placed on Calendar
02/06/2019Read first time
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/14/2019Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Read second time
02/19/2019Read third time
02/19/2019Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/19/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Reconsideration of House passage agreed to by House
02/19/2019Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/19/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE #2 (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1755S1)
02/22/2019Enrolled
02/22/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1755ER)
02/22/2019Signed by President
02/22/2019Signed by Speaker
02/25/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1755ER)
03/04/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 4, 2019
03/04/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/21/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 723 (effective 7/1/19)
03/21/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0723)

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