School boards; paid leave for teachers or other school board employees, COVID-19. (HB5078)

Introduced By

Del. Carrie Coyner (R-Chesterfield) with support from co-patrons Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), and Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


School boards; paid leave; COVID-19. Requires each school board to provide to each teacher or other school board employee who is employed in a public elementary or secondary school in the local school division up to 14 days of paid leave, in addition to any other paid leave to which such individual is otherwise entitled, that may be used in the event that the employee (i) contracts COVID-19, (ii) is required to self-quarantine while awaiting the results of diagnostic testing for an active infection with COVID-19, or (iii) is required to provide care for a family member who contracts COVID-19. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


08/18/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200711D
08/18/2020Referred to Committee on Education
08/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB5078)
11/09/2020Left in Education