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 »

Status

02/20/2020: passed committee

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)

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