Transgender students; model policies. (HB988)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Wyatt (R-Mechanicsville) with support from co-patron Del. Dave LaRock (R-Loudoun)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Treatment of transgender students; model policies. Eliminates the requirement that each school board adopt policies that are consistent with the model policies developed by the Department of Education concerning the treatment of transgender students in public elementary and secondary schools. The bill also removes the requirement for such model policies to include information, guidance, procedures, and standards relating to the use of school facilities, requires the Department to amend its model policies to remove any such information, guidance, procedures, or standards, and requires the Department to make such amended model policies available to each school board no later than the beginning of the 2022 - 2023 school year. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101556D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on Education
01/27/2022Assigned Education sub: K-12
01/31/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB988)
02/01/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (4-Y 2-N)
02/07/2022Failed to report (defeated) in Education (11-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)

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