VA SB5068 | 2020 | 1st Special Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on August 26 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-09-17 - Referred to Committee on Education
Pending: House Education Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Student safety drills and student health screenings; waiver; emergency. Permits any school board to waive any mandatory student safety drill and any mandatory student health screening until such time as the General Assembly reconsiders such waivers during the 2021 regular session of the General Assembly. The bill contains an emergency clause.

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Student safety drills and student health screenings; school boards to waiver drills & screenings.


Roll Calls

2020-08-27 - Senate - Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (34-Y 0-N) (Y: 34 N: 0 NV: 6 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-08-20 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-08-19 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (Y: 15 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-09-17HouseReferred to Committee on Education
2020-09-17HouseRead first time
2020-09-17HousePlaced on Calendar
2020-08-27SenateRead third time and passed Senate (34-Y 0-N)
2020-08-26SenateRead second time and engrossed
2020-08-20SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2020-08-19SenateReported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
2020-08-17SenateReferred to Committee on Education and Health
2020-08-17SenatePrefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 08/18/20 20200635D

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