Early childhood care and education programs, certain; parents of enrolled children. (HB1432)

Introduced By

Del. Rip Sullivan (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Certain early childhood care and education programs; parents of enrolled children; car seats for field trips. Requires the Department of Social Services to adopt regulations to require the parent of any child who attends any certified preschool, child day center, child day home, or family day home, including any registered family day home, to provide an age-appropriate and developmentally appropriate car seat for his child on any day on which the child attends a field trip that requires the use of such a car seat. The bill requires the Board of Education to adopt the same regulations for any Virginia Preschool Initiative program or early childhood special education program licensed by the Board of Education and directs any Head Start program offered in the Commonwealth to adopt the same requirement. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103243D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Education
01/15/2020Referred from Education
01/15/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/2020Assigned HWI sub: Social Services
01/23/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1432)
01/30/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
02/04/2020Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (16-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Read first time
02/06/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/07/2020Passed by for the day
02/10/2020Motion to rerefer to committee agreed to
02/10/2020Rereferred to Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/10/2020Pursuant to House Rule 22
02/10/2020Continued to 2021 in Health, Welfare and Institutions


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 45 seconds.