School security officers; scope of employment, hiring certain veterans. (HB8)

Introduced By

Del. Tim Anderson (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patrons Del. John Avoli (R-Staunton), A.C. Cordoza, Del. Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Phil Scott (R-Spotsylvania), and Del. Wren Williams (R-Stuart)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


School security officers; scope of employment; certain veterans. Provides that each school security officer, in addition to performing each enumerated duty, is responsible for carrying out any other duty assigned to him by the local school board. The bill permits any local school board or private or religious school to employ as a school security officer any veteran who has served a minimum of 10 years as an active duty member in the Armed Forces of the United States, received an honorable discharge or general discharge under honorable conditions from such service, and meets the Department of Criminal Justice Services' minimum certification and training requirements for school security officers. Read the Bill »


01/19/2022: passed committee


12/17/2021Referred to Committee on Education
01/17/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB8)
01/17/2022Assigned Education sub: K-12
01/18/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/18/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (5-Y 3-N)
01/19/2022House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/19/2022Reported from Education with substitute (12-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2022Committee substitute printed 22104669D-H1
01/20/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB8H1)
01/21/2022Read first time

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