School nurses; local school boards shall employ nurses for elementary, middle, & high schools. (SB5004)

Introduced By

Sen. Jen Kiggans (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patrons Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon), and Sen. Ghazala Hashmi (D-Midlothian)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


School personnel; school nurses. Excludes school nurse positions from requirements for student support positions and instead requires each local school board to employ at least one full-time equivalent school nurse position in each elementary school, middle school, and high school in the local school division. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


07/21/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200265D
07/21/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
08/17/2020Impact statement from DHCD/CLG (SB5004)
08/19/2020Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
08/19/2020Reported from Education and Health with substitute (14-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
08/19/2020Committee substitute printed 20200844D-S1
08/19/2020Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
08/27/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB5004S1)
09/02/2020Passed by indefinitely in Finance and Appropriations (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)