Public schools; school resource officers and school security officers, data. (HB271)

Introduced By

Del. Schuyler VanValkenburg (D-Henrico) with support from co-patron Del. Jay Jones (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public schools; school resource officers; data. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services, in coordination with the Department of Education and the Department of Juvenile Justice, to annually collect, report, and publish data related to incidents involving students and school resource officers. The bill also requires the Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety to analyze and disseminate submitted data. This bill is identical to SB 170. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/30/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102227D
12/30/2019Referred to Committee on Education
01/15/2020Assigned Education sub: Pre-K-12
01/27/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (5-Y 1-N)
01/29/2020Reported from Education with amendments (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2020Read first time
02/03/2020Read second time
02/03/2020Committee amendments agreed to
02/03/2020Engrossed by House as amended HB271E
02/03/2020Printed as engrossed 20102227D-E
02/04/2020Read third time and passed House (95-Y 4-N)
02/04/2020VOTE: Passage (95-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB271E)
02/05/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/13/2020Reported from Education and Health (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2020Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/19/2020Reported from Finance and Appropriations with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2020Read third time
02/21/2020Reading of amendment waived
02/21/2020Committee amendment agreed to
02/21/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/21/2020Passed Senate with amendment (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2020Placed on Calendar
02/25/2020Senate amendment rejected by House (0-Y 99-N)
02/25/2020VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 99-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2020Senate insisted on amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2020Senate requested conference committee
02/28/2020House acceded to request
02/28/2020Conferees appointed by House
02/28/2020Delegates: VanValkenburg, Jones, Robinson
03/02/2020Conferees appointed by Senate
03/02/2020Senators: Locke, Hashmi, Lewis
03/05/2020C Amended by conference committee
03/05/2020Conference report agreed to by House (96-Y 3-N)
03/05/2020VOTE: Adoption (96-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2020Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/18/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB271ER)
03/18/2020Signed by President
03/19/2020Signed by Speaker
03/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB271ER)
03/20/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 20, 2020
03/20/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/10/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 1039 (effective 7/1/20)
04/10/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1039)