VA HB2191 | 2017 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 6-0)
Status: Vetoed on March 13 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-04-05 - (67 affirmative votes required to override)
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


School boards; procedures; sexually explicit instructional materials or related academic activities. Requires each school board's procedures for handling challenged controversial instructional materials to include procedures for (i) annually notifying the parent of any student enrolled in a course in which the instructional materials or related academic activities may include sexually explicit content of the potential for such sexually explicit content in such course and (ii) providing, as a replacement for instructional materials or related academic activities that include sexually explicit content, nonexplicit instructional materials or related academic activities to any student whose parent so requests. The bill defines "sexually explicit content" as content that involves any criminal sexual assault defined and punishable as a felony under Article 7 (§ 18.2-61 et seq.) of Chapter 4 of Title 18.2 of the Code of Virginia or any act defined and punishable as a felony under § 18.2-361.

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School boards; procedures for handling sexually explicit instructional materials, etc.


Roll Calls

2017-04-05 - House - House: VOTE: OVERRIDE GOVERNOR'S VETO (65-Y 32-N) (Y: 65 N: 32 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-02-21 - House - House: VOTE: ADOPTION (71-Y 25-N) (Y: 71 N: 25 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-02-20 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate with amendment (22-Y 18-N) (Y: 22 N: 18 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-02-17 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-02-16 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Education and Health with amendment (9-Y 6-N) (Y: 9 N: 6 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-02-06 - House - House: VOTE: PASSAGE (73-Y 25-N) (Y: 73 N: 25 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-02-01 - House - House: Reported from Education with substitute (17-Y 3-N) (Y: 17 N: 3 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-04-05House(67 affirmative votes required to override)
2017-04-05HouseVOTE: OVERRIDE GOVERNOR'S VETO (65-Y 32-N)
2017-04-05HouseHouse sustained Governor's veto (65-Y 32-N)
2017-04-05HousePlaced on Calendar
2017-03-13 Governor: Vetoed by Governor
2017-02-28 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
2017-02-28HouseEnrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/28/17
2017-02-24SenateSigned by President
2017-02-24HouseSigned by Speaker
2017-02-24HouseBill text as passed House and Senate (HB2191ER)
2017-02-21HouseVOTE: ADOPTION (71-Y 25-N)
2017-02-21HouseSenate amendment agreed to by House (71-Y 25-N)
2017-02-21HousePending question ordered
2017-02-21HousePlaced on Calendar
2017-02-20SenatePassed Senate with amendment (22-Y 18-N)
2017-02-20SenateEngrossed by Senate as amended
2017-02-20SenateCommittee amendment agreed to
2017-02-20SenateReading of amendment waived
2017-02-20SenateRead third time
2017-02-17SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
2017-02-16SenateReported from Education and Health with amendment (9-Y 6-N)
2017-02-10SenateAssigned Education sub: Public Education
2017-02-07SenateReferred to Committee on Education and Health
2017-02-07SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2017-02-06HouseVOTE: PASSAGE (73-Y 25-N)
2017-02-06HouseRead third time and passed House (73-Y 25-N)
2017-02-03HouseEngrossed by House - committee substitute HB2191H1
2017-02-03HouseCommittee substitute agreed to 17104985D-H1
2017-02-03HouseRead second time
2017-02-02HouseRead first time
2017-02-01HouseCommittee substitute printed 17104985D-H1
2017-02-01HouseReported from Education with substitute (17-Y 3-N)
2017-01-11HouseReferred to Committee on Education
2017-01-11HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102452D


Code Citations

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221253.13:7(n/a)See Bill Text

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