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


Offered August 18, 2020
Prefiled August 17, 2020
A BILL to permit school boards to waive mandatory student safety drills and student health screenings; emergency.
Patron-- Peake

Referred to Committee on Education and Health

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of §§ 22.1-137, 22.-137.1, 22.1-137.2, 22.1-184, 22.1-273, or 22.1-273.1 of the Code of Virginia or any other provision of law to the contrary, any school board may 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.

2. That an emergency exists and this act is in force from its passage.