Public school buildings; limits entry points, screening individuals. (HB12)

Introduced By

Del. Tim Anderson (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Public school buildings; entry points; limits; screening. Requires each local school board to (i) limit to the lowest feasible number the entry points in each public school building in the local school division, (ii) ensure that each individual who seeks to enter any school building in the local school division is screened with a handheld metal detector wand by a school security officer or another appropriate school board employee who is appropriately trained in such method of screening, (iii) require each such school security officer or other appropriate school board employee to implement further screening according to a protocol that it deems appropriate in any case in which the school board employee who conducts the initial screening has reason to believe that the individual who seeks to enter the school building is in possession of a weapon, and (iv) prohibit any individual from entering any school building in the local school division if the individual fails or refuses to submit to the screening required in clauses (ii) and (iii). Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/17/2021Prefileopriations
12/17/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100801D
12/17/2021Referred to Committee on Education
01/17/2022Assigned Education sub: K-12
01/17/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB12)
01/18/2022Subcommittee recommendsd and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100801D
01/18/2022Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N)
01/28/2022Impact statement from DHCD/CLG (HB12)
02/15/2022Left in Education

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