VA HB257 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)
Status: Passed on March 12 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-03-12 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0335)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


School principals; incident reports. Eliminates the requirement that school principals report to law enforcement certain enumerated acts that may constitute a misdemeanor offense.

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School principals; incident reports.


Roll Calls

2020-02-21 - House - House: VOTE: Adoption (46-Y 44-N) (Y: 46 N: 44 NV: 10 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2020-02-19 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (28-Y 11-N) (Y: 28 N: 11 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-14 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-13 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Education and Health (12-Y 3-N) (Y: 12 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-04 - House - House: VOTE: Passage (81-Y 15-N) (Y: 81 N: 15 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-29 - House - House: Reported from Education with substitute (20-Y 2-N) (Y: 20 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-27 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 0-N) (Y: 5 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-03-12 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0335)
2020-03-12 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 335 (effective 7/1/20)
2020-03-05 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 12, 2020
2020-03-05HouseEnrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 5, 2020
2020-02-27SenateSigned by President
2020-02-27HouseSigned by Speaker
2020-02-26HouseBill text as passed House and Senate (HB257ER)
2020-02-21HouseVOTE: Adoption (46-Y 44-N)
2020-02-21HouseSenate substitute agreed to by House 20108367D-S1 (46-Y 44-N)
2020-02-21HousePending question ordered
2020-02-21HousePlaced on Calendar
2020-02-19SenatePassed Senate with substitute (28-Y 11-N)
2020-02-19SenateEngrossed by Senate - floor substitute HB257S1
2020-02-19SenateSubstitute by Senator McClellan agreed to 20108367D-S1
2020-02-19SenateReading of substitute waived
2020-02-19SenateRead third time
2020-02-19SenateFloor substitute printed 20108367D-S1 (McClellan)
2020-02-17SenatePassed by for the day
2020-02-14SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2020-02-13SenateReported from Education and Health (12-Y 3-N)
2020-02-05SenateReferred to Committee on Education and Health
2020-02-05SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2020-02-04HouseVOTE: Passage (81-Y 15-N)
2020-02-04HouseRead third time and passed House (81-Y 15-N)
2020-02-03HouseEngrossed by House - committee substitute HB257H1
2020-02-03HouseCommittee substitute agreed to 20105280D-H1
2020-02-03HouseRead second time
2020-01-31HouseRead first time
2020-01-29HouseReported from Education with substitute (20-Y 2-N)
2020-01-29HouseCommittee substitute printed 20105280D-H1
2020-01-29HouseIncorporates HB695 (Simonds)
2020-01-27HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 0-N)
2020-01-13HouseAssigned Education sub: Pre-K-12
2019-12-30HouseReferred to Committee on Education
2019-12-30HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102602D

Same As/Similar To

HB695 (Similar To) 2020-01-29 - Incorporated by Education
SB729 (Same As) 2020-03-06 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0173)

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
221279.3:1(n/a)See Bill Text

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Bill Comments