School boards; bathroom check policy required. (HB1528)

Introduced By

Del. A.C. Cordoza (R-Hampton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Celeste's Law; school boards; bathroom check policy required. Requires each school board to develop and adopt a policy that requires an employee in each public elementary and secondary school, including any school resource officer or any school security officer employed in such school, to check no less frequently than once every 30 minutes during normal school hours each restroom facility in each such building to ensure the safety of each student present in such facility. Read the Bill »


This Fiscal Impact Statement states that there is no anticipated state fiscal impact resulting from the provisions of the bill. However, the impact on local school divisions is indeterminate.

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Bill Has Failed


01/19/2024Presented and ordered printed 24104249D
01/19/2024Referred to Committee on Education
01/23/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB1528)
02/01/2024Assigned Education sub: K-12 Subcommittee
02/06/2024House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
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 24107356D-H1
02/07/2024Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/12/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB1528H1)
02/13/2024Left in Appropriations


Rudie Verougstraete writes:

Is this bill really about safety, or about policing a local school board's restrictions on gender identity?

Waldo Jaquith writes:

So important to solve this non-existent problem.

Will Weaver writes:

The fact this passed out of committee unanimously really bothers me. It's just another anti-trans bathroom bill, worded slightly differently.

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