Disorderly conduct in public places; provisions shall not apply to student in grades kindergarten-8. (HB89)

Introduced By

Del. Wendell Walker (R-Lynchburg) with support from co-patron Del. Will Wampler (R-Abingdon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Disorderly conduct; students in grades kindergarten through grade eight. Provides that the crime of disorderly conduct shall not apply to any student in grades kindergarten through eight if the disorderly conduct occurred on the property of any elementary or secondary school, on a school bus, or at any activity conducted or sponsored by any elementary or secondary school. Current law provides that disorderly conduct shall not apply to any elementary or secondary school student in such locations and at such activities. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/06/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103852D
01/06/2022Referred to Committee on Education
01/17/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB89)
01/19/2022Assigned Education sub: K-12
02/01/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/01/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 3-N)
02/02/2022Reported from Education with substitute (12-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2022Committee substitute printed 22105274D-H1
02/03/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB89H1)
02/04/2022Read first time
02/07/2022Passed by for the day
02/08/2022Read second time
02/08/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22105274D-H1
02/08/2022Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB89H1
02/09/2022Passed by for the day
02/10/2022Read third time and passed House (52-Y 48-N)
02/10/2022VOTE: Passage (52-Y 48-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2022Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/16/2022Assigned Education sub: Public Education
03/03/2022Rereferred from Education and Health (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2022Rereferred to Rules
03/04/2022Passed by indefinitely in Rules (13-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)

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