Public schools; seizure management and action plan, training. (SB420)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patrons Del. John Avoli (R-Staunton), Del. Amanda Batten (R-Toano), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), and Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public schools; seizure management and action plans; training. Provides for the submission and utilization of seizure management and action plans for students with a seizure disorder. The bill requires that school nurses and certain school division employees biennially complete a Board of Education-approved online course of instruction regarding treating students with seizure disorders. The bill also provides immunity from civil liability for acts or omissions related to providing for the care of a student under a seizure management and action plan. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101767D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/20/2020Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/23/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB420)
01/30/2020Reported from Education and Health with substitute (12-Y 1-N 2-A) (see vote tally)
01/30/2020Committee substitute printed 20106140D-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 20106140D-S1
02/03/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB420S1
02/04/2020Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2020Placed on Calendar
02/13/2020Read first time
02/13/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB420S1)
02/18/2020Referred from Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/18/2020Referred to Committee on Education
02/18/2020Assigned Education sub: SOL and SOQ
02/24/2020Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2021
02/24/2020Continued to 2021 in Education