School nurses; nursing services in a public elementary or secondary school. (HB1736)

Introduced By

Del. Dawn Adams (D-Richmond) with support from co-patrons Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), and Del. Rodney Willett (D-Henrico)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


School nurses; nomenclature. Prohibits any individual who provides nursing services in a public elementary or secondary school as a school board employee or through a contract with the local health department from using the title of school nurse unless such individual is a registered nurse who possesses an active license to practice in the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


08/17/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100241D
08/17/2020Referred to Committee on Education
01/14/2021Assigned Education sub: SOL and SOQ
01/18/2021House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/18/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 2-N)
01/19/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1736)
01/20/2021Reported from Education with substitute (13-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2021Committee substitute printed 21102518D-H1
01/21/2021Read first time
01/22/2021Read second time
01/22/2021Committee substitute agreed to 21102518D-H1
01/22/2021Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1736H1
01/25/2021Read third time and passed House (68-Y 31-N 1-A)
01/25/2021VOTE: Passage (68-Y 31-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/26/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
01/26/2021Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/29/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1736H1)
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2021Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/18/2021Failed to report (defeated) in Education and Health (6-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)