School principals; incident reports. (SB287)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Anne Ferrell Tata (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

School principals; incident reports. Requires that school principals report to law enforcement certain enumerated acts that may constitute a misdemeanor offense and report to the parents of any minor student who is the specific object of such act that the incident has been reported to law enforcement. Under current law, principals are required to make such reports only for such acts that may constitute a felony offense. Read the Bill »

Status

01/11/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Education and Health Committee

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100452D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/17/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB287)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB2 and SB613.

Comments

ChangeServant, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

Ask your legislators to vote NO on this bill that would require principals of schools to feed the school to prison pipeline by reporting to police any behavior that could be criminal. The law was recently changed to only require reports of felonies. This bill would change that back.

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