Student safety drills and student health screenings; school boards to waiver drills & screenings. (SB5068)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Peake (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Student safety drills and student health screenings; waiver; emergency. Permits any school board to waive any mandatory student safety drill and any mandatory student health screening until such time as the General Assembly reconsiders such waivers during the 2021 regular session of the General Assembly. The bill contains an emergency clause. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


08/17/2020Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 08/18/20 20200635D
08/17/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
08/19/2020Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
08/20/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
08/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB5068)
08/26/2020Read second time and engrossed
08/27/2020Read third time and passed Senate (34-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
09/17/2020Placed on Calendar
09/17/2020Read first time
09/17/2020Referred to Committee on Education
11/09/2020Left in Education