Disorderly conduct; students. (HB256)

Introduced By

Del. Mike Mullin (D-Newport News) with support from co-patrons Del. Jeff Bourne (D-Richmond), Del. Jay Jones (D-Norfolk), and Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Disorderly conduct; students. Provides that a student at any elementary or secondary school is not guilty of disorderly conduct in a public place if the disorderly conduct occurred on school property, on a school bus, or at any activity conducted or sponsored by any school. This bill incorporates HB 8. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/30/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100028D
12/30/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB256)
01/17/2020Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/22/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 2-N)
01/27/2020Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2020Committee substitute printed 20105154D-H1
01/27/2020Incorporates HB8 (Bourne)
01/29/2020Read first time
01/29/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB256H1)
01/30/2020Read second time
01/30/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20105154D-H1
01/30/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB256H1
01/31/2020Read third time and passed House (61-Y 37-N)
01/31/2020VOTE: Passage (61-Y 37-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/12/2020Reported from Judiciary (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Read third time
02/17/2020Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB256ER)
02/19/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB256ER)
02/19/2020Signed by Speaker
02/20/2020Signed by President
02/24/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 24, 2020
02/24/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 2, 2020
03/02/2020Governor's recommendation received by House
03/04/2020Placed on Calendar
03/04/2020House concurred in Governor's recommendation (57-Y 37-N)
03/04/2020VOTE: Agree To (57-Y 37-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2020VOTE: Agree To (67-Y 25-N 8-A) (see vote tally)
03/08/2020Assigned Chapter 199 (effective 7/1/20)
03/08/2020Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2020G Governor's recommendation adopted
03/08/2020Reenrolled bill text (HB256ER2)
03/08/2020Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
03/08/2020Signed by President as reenrolled
03/08/2020Enacted, Chapter 199 (effective 7/1/20)
03/08/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0199)