Public school employees, certain; online mental health awareness training required. (HB716)

Introduced By

Del. David Reid (D-Loudoun)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Certain public school employees; online mental health awareness training required. Requires the Department of Education to adopt and implement policies that require each teacher, school counselor, school athletics team coach, and school activity supervisor to complete an online mental health awareness training. The bill requires the Department of Education to provide such training and permits the Department of Education to contract with the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, a community services board, a behavioral health authority, a nonprofit organization, or other certified trainer to provide such training. This bill was incorporated into HB 76. Read the Bill »


01/22/2020: Incorporated into Another Bill


01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101072D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee on Education
01/13/2020Assigned Education sub: Pre-K-12
01/20/2020Subcommittee recommends incorporating (HB74-Kory)
01/22/2020Incorporated by Education (HB74-Kory)
01/24/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB716)
01/27/2020Impact statement from DHCD/CLG (HB716)

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