Private schools; sexual misconduct, employment assistance prohibited. (SB832)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Private schools; sexual misconduct; employment assistance prohibited. Requires the governing boards or administrators of private elementary and secondary schools accredited on behalf of the Board of Education by the Virginia Council for Private Education to adopt and implement policies prohibiting any individual who is a governing board member, administrator, employee, contractor, or agent of such school to assist a governing board member, administrator, employee, contractor, or agent of such school in obtaining a new job if such individual knows or has probable cause to believe that the individual seeking new employment engaged in sexual misconduct regarding a minor or student in violation of law. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103302D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/20/2020Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/23/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB832)
02/06/2020Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/10/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2020Placed on Calendar
02/13/2020Read first time
02/13/2020Referred to Committee on Education
02/13/2020Assigned Education sub: Pre-K-12
02/17/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 2-N)
02/19/2020Reported from Education (18-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2020Read second time
02/24/2020Passed by for the day
02/25/2020Read third time
02/25/2020Passed House (97-Y 3-N)
02/25/2020VOTE: Passage (97-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB832ER)
03/02/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB832ER)
03/02/2020Signed by Speaker
03/03/2020Signed by President
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/07/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 779 (effective 7/1/20)
04/07/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0779)