JROTC; DOE to notify school boards of any federal legal obligation to participate in program. (HB1231)

Introduced By

Del. Geary Higgins (R-Loudoun)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Education; communication to local school boards; JROTC; legal obligations. Requires the Department of Education to notify each school board of any obligation imposed on the school board or any public school in the local school division pursuant to any federal law or regulation relating to student eligibility to participate in Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) programs offered by any branch of the Armed Forces of the United States in public schools. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24103434D
01/10/2024Referred to Committee on Education
01/17/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB1231)
02/01/2024Assigned Education sub: K-12 Subcommittee
02/06/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
02/07/2024Reported from Education with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2024Committee substitute printed 24107359D-H1
02/09/2024Read first time
02/12/2024Read second time
02/12/2024Committee substitute agreed to 24107359D-H1
02/12/2024Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1231H1
02/13/2024Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/13/2024VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2024Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/16/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/16/2024Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/18/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB1231H1)
02/21/2024Assigned Education and Health Sub: Public Education
02/29/2024Reported from Education and Health (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2024Read third time
03/04/2024Passed by for the day
03/05/2024Read third time
03/05/2024Passed Senate (36-Y 4-N)
03/25/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1231ER)
03/25/2024Signed by President
03/26/2024Signed by Speaker
03/27/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB1231ER)
03/27/2024Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 27, 2024
03/27/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 8, 2024
04/02/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 326 (effective 7/1/24)
04/02/2024G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0326)

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