School attendance officers; petitions for violation of a school attendance order. (SB237)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


School attendance officers; petitions for violation of a school attendance order. Provides that an attendance officer, or a division superintendent or his designee when acting as an attendance officer, may complete, sign, and file with the intake officer of the juvenile and domestic relations district court, on forms approved by the Supreme Court of Virginia, a petition for a violation of a school attendance order entered by the juvenile and domestic relations district court in response to the filing of a petition alleging the pupil is a child in need of supervision. The bill provides that such actions do not constitute the unauthorized practice of law. This bill is identical to HB 1081. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/02/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101798D
01/02/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/14/2020Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/16/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB237)
01/30/2020Reported from Education and Health with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2020Committee substitute printed 20107148D-S1
01/31/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Read second time
02/03/2020Reading of substitute waived
02/03/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20107148D-S1
02/03/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB237S1
02/04/2020Read 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
02/17/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB237S1)
02/17/2020Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Read second time
02/20/2020Read third time
02/20/2020Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/20/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB237ER)
02/24/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB237ER)
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
03/03/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 106 (effective 7/1/20)
03/03/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0106)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1081.