Public schools; potable water. (HB1085)

Introduced By

Del. Cliff Hayes (D-Chesapeake) with support from co-patron Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public schools; potable water. Establishes minimum requirements for the installation of water bottle filling stations and drinking fountains in new public school buildings, additions to existing public school buildings, and alterations to existing public school buildings estimated to cost $50,000 or more. The bill requires the Board of Education to amend its regulations to require local school divisions to allow all students to carry and utilize a water bottle while at school. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20105086D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Education
01/13/2020Assigned Education sub: Pre-K-12
01/16/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1085)
01/20/2020Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (7-Y 1-N)
02/11/2020Left in Education

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