Family life education programs; student participation, summaries. (HB789)

Introduced By

Del. Dave LaRock (R-Loudoun) with support from co-patrons Del. John Avoli (R-Staunton), Del. Ronnie Campbell (R-Raphine), Del. Wren Williams (R-Stuart), and Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Midlothian)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Family life education programs; student participation; summaries. Prohibits any public elementary or secondary school student from participating in any family life education program without the prior written consent of his parent. The bill requires the summary that is required to be posted and distributed to parents for each such program to include contact information for the individual or office responsible for maintaining printed and audio-visual program materials. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100735D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Education
01/26/2022Assigned Education sub: K-12
02/01/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB789)
02/01/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 2-N)
02/07/2022Reported from Education (11-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2022Read first time
02/14/2022Read second time and engrossed
02/15/2022Read third time and passed House (50-Y 49-N)
02/15/2022VOTE: Passage (50-Y 49-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/16/2022Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/22/2022Assigned Education sub: Public Education
03/03/2022Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)


Dee Martworthy writes:

You left out an entire gender in this bill.