School board policies; abusive work environments, definitions. (HB2176)

Introduced By

Del. Luke Torian (D-Woodbridge) with support from co-patron Del. Candi King (D-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


School board policies; abusive work environments; definitions. Defines, for the purposes of mandatory school board policies relating to abusive work environments, the terms "abusive conduct," "abusive work environment," "physical harm," and "psychological harm." The bill clarifies that the requirement to adopt such policies shall not be construed to limit a school board's authority to adopt policies to prohibit any other type of workplace conduct as the school board deems necessary. Read the Bill »


02/03/2021: In Committee


01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102247D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on Education
01/19/2021Assigned Education sub: Pre-K-12
01/20/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2176)
01/22/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 3-N)
01/27/2021House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/27/2021Reported from Education with amendment(s) (13-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2021Read first time
01/29/2021Passed by for the day
02/01/2021Read second time
02/01/2021Committee amendment agreed to
02/01/2021Engrossed by House as amended HB2176E
02/01/2021Printed as engrossed 21102247D-E
02/02/2021Read third time and passed House (57-Y 42-N)
02/02/2021VOTE: Passage (57-Y 42-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2021Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/04/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2176E)
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)