HB292: School boards and local law-enforcement agencies; memorandums of understanding, frequency of review.


VIRGINIA ACTS OF ASSEMBLY -- CHAPTER
An Act to amend and reenact § 22.1-280.2:3 of the Code of Virginia, relating to school boards and local law-enforcement agencies; memorandums of understanding; frequency of review and public input.
[H 292]
Approved

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That § 22.1-280.2:3 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 22.1-280.2:3. School boards; local law-enforcement agencies; memorandums of understanding.

The school board in each school division in which the local law-enforcement agency employs school resource officers, as defined in § 9.1-101, shall enter into a memorandum of understanding with such local law-enforcement agency that sets forth the powers and duties of such school resource officers. The provisions of such memorandum of understanding shall be based on the model memorandum of understanding developed by the Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety pursuant to subdivision A 12 of § 9.1-184, which may be modified by the parties in accordance with their particular needs. Each such school board and local law-enforcement agency shall review and amend or affirm such memorandum at least once every five two years or at any time upon the request of either party. Each school board shall ensure the current division memorandum of understanding is conspicuously published on the division website and provide notice and opportunity for public input during each memorandum of understanding review period.


HOUSE BILL NO. 292
AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE
(Proposed by the House Committee on Education
on January 29, 2020)
(Patrons Prior to Substitute--Delegates VanValkenburg, Guzman [HB 897], and Lopez [HB 1135])
A BILL to amend and reenact § 22.1-280.2:3 of the Code of Virginia, relating to school boards and local law-enforcement agencies; memorandums of understanding; frequency of review and public input.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That § 22.1-280.2:3 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 22.1-280.2:3. School boards; local law-enforcement agencies; memorandums of understanding.

The school board in each school division in which the local law-enforcement agency employs school resource officers, as defined in § 9.1-101, shall enter into a memorandum of understanding with such local law-enforcement agency that sets forth the powers and duties of such school resource officers. The provisions of such memorandum of understanding shall be based on the model memorandum of understanding developed by the Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety pursuant to subdivision A 12 of § 9.1-184, which may be modified by the parties in accordance with their particular needs. Each such school board and local law-enforcement agency shall review and amend or affirm such memorandum at least once every five two years or at any time upon the request of either party. Each school board shall ensure the current division memorandum of understanding is conspicuously published on the division website and provide notice and opportunity for public input during each memorandum of understanding review period.

HOUSE BILL NO. 292

Offered January 8, 2020
Prefiled December 30, 2019
A BILL to amend and reenact § 22.1-280.2:3 of the Code of Virginia, relating to school boards and local law-enforcement agencies; memorandums of understanding; frequency of review and public input.
Patron-- VanValkenburg

Committee Referral Pending

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That § 22.1-280.2:3 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 22.1-280.2:3. School boards; local law-enforcement agencies; memorandums of understanding.

The school board in each school division in which the local law-enforcement agency employs school resource officers, as defined in § 9.1-101, shall enter into a memorandum of understanding with such local law-enforcement agency that sets forth the powers and duties of such school resource officers. The provisions of such memorandum of understanding shall be based on the model memorandum of understanding developed by the Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety pursuant to subdivision A 12 of § 9.1-184, which may be modified by the parties in accordance with their particular needs. Each such school board and local law-enforcement agency shall review and amend or affirm such memorandum at least once every five two years or at any time upon the request of either party. Each school board shall ensure the current division memorandum of understanding is conspicuously published on the division website and provide notice and opportunity for public input and discussion during each memorandum of understanding review period.