Youth sports leagues; background checks and training requirements for coaches and staff. (HB1043)

Introduced By

Del. Kathy Tran (D-Springfield) with support from co-patron Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Education; recommendations on background check and training requirements for youth sports coaches and staff. Directs the Department of Education to make recommendations regarding appropriate background check and training requirements for coaches, staff members, and other volunteers of competitive sports leagues in which persons under the age of 18 participate. The bill requires the Department of Education to consult with child sexual assault victims advocates and youth competitive sports leagues in making its recommendations and to submit to the Governor and General Assembly a report of its recommendations by November 1, 2022. Read the Bill »


02/28/2022: Passed the Senate


01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22104009D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/29/2022Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
02/02/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/02/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
02/07/2022Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2022Committee substitute printed 22105603D-H1
02/09/2022Read first time
02/10/2022Read second time
02/10/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22105603D-H1
02/10/2022Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1043H1
02/11/2022Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2022VOTE: Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2022Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/15/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1043H1)
02/24/2022Reported from Education and Health (9-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2022Read third time
02/28/2022Reading of amendment waived
02/28/2022Amendment by Senator Petersen agreed to
02/28/2022Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/28/2022Passed Senate with amendment (23-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2022Speaker ruled amendment by Senate not germane
03/04/2022Chair rules the bill is not properly before the Senate
03/16/2022No further action taken
03/16/2022Failed to pass in House

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