Public schools; school resource officers and school security officers, data. (SB170)

Introduced By

Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton) with support from co-patron Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon)


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 HB 271. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/20/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
12/20/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103257D
12/20/2019Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/08/2020Moved from Courts of Justice to Judiciary due to a change of the committee name
01/13/2020Rereferred from Judiciary (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/13/2020Rereferred to Education and Health
01/20/2020Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/30/2020Reported from Education and Health with amendments (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Read second time
02/03/2020Reading of amendments waived
02/03/2020Committee amendments agreed to
02/03/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended SB170E
02/03/2020Printed as engrossed 20103257D-E
02/04/2020Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB170E)
02/12/2020Placed on Calendar
02/12/2020Read first time
02/12/2020Referred to Committee on Education
02/17/2020Reported from Education (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Read second time
02/20/2020Read third time
02/20/2020Passed House (91-Y 7-N)
02/20/2020VOTE: Passage (91-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB170ER)
02/24/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB170ER)
02/24/2020Signed by Speaker
02/25/2020Signed by President
02/28/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 28, 2020
02/28/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 6, 2020
03/06/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 169 (effective 7/1/20)
03/06/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0169)