School boards; paid leave for teachers that have been exposed to COVID-19, etc. (SB5094)

Introduced By

Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant (R-Henrico) with support from co-patron Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


School boards; teachers; paid leave; COVID-19; emergency. Requires each school board to provide to each teacher in the local school division up to 14 days of paid leave, in addition to any other paid leave to which such individual is otherwise entitled, that may be used in the event that the teacher (i) has been exposed to the COVID-19 virus and is required to self-quarantine, (ii) contracts COVID-19, or (iii) is required to provide care for a family member who contracts COVID-19. The bill contains an emergency clause. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


08/18/2020Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 08/18/20 20200685D
08/18/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
08/19/2020Reported from Education and Health (13-Y 1-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
08/19/2020Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
08/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB5094)
09/02/2020Passed by indefinitely in Finance and Appropriations (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)