Public school buses; seat belts. (HB15)

Introduced By

Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patrons Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), and Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public school buses; seat belts. Requires the Board of Education to make regulations to require each new public school bus purchased for the transportation of students to be equipped with a seat belt consisting of a lap belt and shoulder strap or harness in every seat. The bill requires each school board to ensure that no later than July 1, 2038, each school bus that it uses for the transportation of students is equipped with a seat belt in every seat. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


11/19/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100627D
11/19/2019Referred to Committee on Education
01/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB15)
01/13/2020Assigned Education sub: Pre-K-12
01/20/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/27/2020Reported from Education (17-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2020Read first time
01/30/2020Read second time and engrossed
01/31/2020Engrossment reconsidered by House
01/31/2020Passed by for the day
01/31/2020Motion to reconsider pass by for the day agreed to
01/31/2020Motion to refer to committee agreed to
01/31/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/11/2020Left in Appropriations