Individualized education program teams; Dept. of Education to develop guidelines. (SB186)

Introduced By

Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant (R-Henrico) with support from co-patron Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Education; individualized education program teams; guidelines. Requires the Department of Education to establish guidelines for individualized education program (IEP) teams to utilize when developing IEPs for children with disabilities to ensure that IEP teams consider the need for age-appropriate and developmentally appropriate instruction related to sexual health, self-restraint, self-protection, respect for personal privacy, and personal boundaries of others. The bill requires each local school board, in developing IEPs for children with disabilities, in addition to any other requirements established by the Board of Education, to ensure that IEP teams consider such guidelines. Read the Bill »


02/17/2020: passed committee


12/27/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101446D
12/27/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/09/2020Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/10/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/13/2020Passed by for the day
01/14/2020Read second time
01/14/2020Reading of amendments waived
01/14/2020Amendments by Senator Dunnavant agreed to
01/14/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended SB186E
01/14/2020Printed as engrossed 20101446D-E
01/15/2020Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Placed on Calendar
02/12/2020Read first time
02/12/2020Referred to Committee on Education
02/12/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB186E)
02/17/2020Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N)

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