Public middle schools; physical education to include personal safety training. (HB1215)

Introduced By

Del. Margaret Ransone (R-Kinsale) with support from co-patrons Del. John Avoli (R-Staunton), and Del. Wren Williams (R-Stuart)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Physical education; personal safety training. Requires any physical education class offered to students in grades seven and eight to include at least one hour of personal safety training per school year in each such grade level that is developed and delivered in partnership with the local law-enforcement agency and consists of situational safety awareness training and social media education. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/18/2022Presented and ordered printed 22104704D
01/18/2022Referred to Committee on Education
01/21/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1215)
01/31/2022Assigned Education sub: Early Childhood/Innovation
02/02/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/02/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
02/07/2022Reported from Education with amendment(s) (19-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2022Read first time
02/10/2022Read second time
02/10/2022Committee amendments agreed to
02/10/2022Engrossed by House as amended HB1215E
02/10/2022Printed as engrossed 22104704D-E
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
02/16/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1215E)
03/03/2022Reported from Education and Health (13-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2022Passed by for the day
03/07/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2022Read third time
03/08/2022Reading of amendments waived
03/08/2022Amendments by Senator Cosgrove agreed to
03/08/2022Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/08/2022Passed Senate with amendments (35-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2022Senate amendments agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
03/09/2022VOTE: Adoption (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/11/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1215ER)
03/11/2022Signed by Speaker
03/11/2022Signed by President
03/14/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1215ER)
03/22/2022Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 22, 2022
03/22/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/07/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 168 (effective 7/1/22)
04/07/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0168)

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