Public schools; lock-down drills, notice to parents. (HB270)

Introduced By

Del. Schuyler VanValkenburg (D-Henrico) with support from co-patrons Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), and Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington)

Progress

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

Description

Public schools; lock-down drills; notice to parents. Requires every public school to provide the parents of enrolled students with at least 24 hours' notice before the school conducts any lock-down drill. The bill specifies that no such notice is required to include the exact date and time of the lock-down drill. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/30/2019Committee
12/30/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102057D
12/30/2019Referred to Committee on Education
01/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB270)
01/13/2020Assigned Education sub: Pre-K-12
01/20/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/22/2020Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2020Read first time
01/27/2020Read second time and engrossed
01/28/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
01/28/2020VOTE: (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
01/29/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/11/2020Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/20/2020Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (32-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2020Read third time
02/24/2020Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2020Enrolled
02/27/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB270ER)
02/27/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB270ER)
02/27/2020Signed by Speaker
02/27/2020Signed by President
03/06/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 6, 2020
03/06/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 6, 2020
03/06/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
03/18/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 378 (effective 7/1/20)
03/18/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0378)