Public schools; seizure management and action plans, biennial training, effective date. (SB1322)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patrons Del. John Avoli (R-Staunton), and Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public schools; seizure management and action plans; biennial training. Provides for the submission and utilization of seizure management and action plans for students with a seizure disorder. The bill requires that school nurses and certain school division employees biennially complete Board of Education-approved training in the treatment of students with seizure disorders. The bill provides immunity from civil liability for acts or omissions related to providing for the care of a student under a seizure management and action plan. Read the Bill »


01/26/2021: Passed the Senate


01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100698D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/13/2021Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/14/2021Senate subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/18/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1322)
01/21/2021Reported from Education and Health with substitute (10-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2021Committee substitute printed 21103009D-S1
01/22/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2021Read second time
01/25/2021Reading of substitute waived
01/25/2021Committee substitute agreed to 21103009D-S1
01/25/2021Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1322S1
01/26/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1322S1)
01/26/2021Read third time and passed Senate (35-Y 4-N)

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