Bills Pending Virginia House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee

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VAHB1344IntroBoard of Education; teacher licensure; written reprimand; suspension. Provides that when adopting regulations regarding the issuance of written reprimands of teachers and other school personnel required to hold a license, the Board of Education shall...
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2020-01-15
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB718IntroSchool resource officers; custodial interrogation; parental consent. Prohibits each school resource officer from conducting a custodial interrogation, which the bill defines as any interview of a public elementary or secondary school student conducte...
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2020-01-15
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB49IntroDepartment of Education; pilot program; feasibility of Department of Education; pilot program; feasibility of educational placement transition of certain students with disabilities. Requires the Department of Education and relevant local school board...
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2020-01-15
[Hearing: Jan 22]
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB1135IntroSchool resource officers; memorandums of understanding. School resource officers; memorandums of understanding. The bill requires that the required memorandum of understanding entered into by a local school board and local law-enforcement agency be c...
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2020-01-15
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB725IntroTeachers in certain schools for students with disabilities; provisional licenses; extension. Requires the Board of Education to extend for at least one additional year, but for no more than two additional years, the three-year provisional license of ...
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2020-01-15
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB1557IntroAppointed school boards; members; salaries. Eliminates the annual salary limits for appointed school board members and permits any appointed school board to pay each of its members an annual salary that is consistent with the salary procedures and no...
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2020-01-15
[Hearing: Jan 22]
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB1554IntroPublic schools; Mental Health First Aid training. Requires each school board to adopt and implement policies that require each teacher and other relevant personnel, as determined by the school board, who are employed on a full-time basis to complete ...
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2020-01-15
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB837IntroBoard of Education; school boards; dress or grooming codes. Board of Education; school boards; dress or grooming codes. Requires the Board of Education to include in its guidelines and model policies for codes of student conduct (i) standards for red...
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2020-01-15
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB1469IntroTeachers employed in accredited private elementary and secondary schools; provisional licenses; extension. Requires the Board of Education to extend for at least one additional year, but for no more than two additional years, the three-year provision...
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2020-01-15
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB405IntroMenstrual supplies; certain school buildings. Requires each school board to make tampons and pads available at all times and at no cost to students in the bathrooms of each facility that it owns, leases, or otherwise controls that houses a public sch...
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2020-01-15
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB424IntroRequiring a school resource officer in every school; School Resource Officer Supplementary Fund created. Requires each local school board to place a school resource officer in each public elementary and secondary school. The bill provides that 44 per...
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2020-01-15
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB271IntroPublic schools; school resource officers and school security officers; data. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services, in coordination with the Department of Education and the Department of Juvenile Justice, to annually collect, report, a...
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2020-01-15
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB1491IntroStudent voters; Virginia voter registration. Requires each public high school to provide to any enrolled student who is of voting age or otherwise eligible to register to vote access to Virginia voter registration information and applications and the...
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2020-01-15
[Hearing: Jan 22]
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB40IntroBoard of Education; mental health break spaces; regulations. Requires the Board of Education to amend its regulations to require that each public school create and maintain a mental health break space within the public school building. The bill requi...
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2020-01-15
[Hearing: Jan 22]
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB1355IntroCommunity Services Efficiency Act; Department of Education; community schools. Requires the Department of Education to establish an interagency task force composed of state and local agencies and entities in the areas of early childhood development, ...
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2020-01-15
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB368IntroPublic schools; enrollment; certain children placed in foster care. Specifies, for the purpose of several provisions of law relating to the public school enrollment of children placed in foster care, that a child or student placed in foster care incl...
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2020-01-15
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB836IntroDepartment of Education; microcredentials; standards. Requires the Department of Education to develop and adopt standards for microcredentials earned by public school teachers in the Commonwealth, including microcredentials used toward add-on endorse...
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2020-01-13
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB697IntroSchool meal policies. Requires each local school board to adopt policies that prohibit school board employees from requiring a student who cannot pay for a meal at school or who owes a school meal debt to throw away or discard a meal after it has bee...
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2020-01-13
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB376IntroTeacher and support staff shortages; data; reporting. Requires (i) each school board to report to the Department of Education annually the number and type of teacher and support staff vacancies in the school division and (ii) each education preparati...
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2020-01-13
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB703IntroSchool meal debt; donations. Permits any school board to solicit and receive any donation or other funds for the purpose of eliminating or offsetting any school meal debt at any time during the school year and requires each school board to use any su...
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2020-01-13
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB15IntroPublic school buses; seat belts. Requires the Board of Education to make regulations to require each new public school bus purchased for the transportation of students to be equipped with a seat belt consisting of a lap belt and shoulder strap or har...
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2020-01-13
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB1169IntroPublic elementary and secondary school teachers; probationary term of service. Provides that a probationary term of service of at least three years shall be required before a public elementary or secondary school teacher is issued a continuing contra...
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2020-01-13
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB257IntroSchool principals; incident reports. Eliminates the requirement that school principals report certain enumerated acts that may constitute a misdemeanor offense to law enforcement.
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2020-01-13
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB999IntroSchool board policies; epinephrine; accessibility. Requires each school board's policies on the possession and administration of epinephrine in every school in the local school division to require that at least one school nurse, employee of the schoo...
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2020-01-13
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB1124IntroYellow schools; authorization. Permits any school board Yellow schools; authorization. Permits any school board to enter into an operating contract with a not-for-profit entity (operating entity) to designate a public elementary or secondary school i...
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2020-01-13
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB365IntroPublic elementary and secondary school teachers; probationary term of service; performance evaluation. Removes (i) the option for local school boards to extend the three-year probationary term of service for teachers by up to two additional years and...
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2020-01-13
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB698IntroSchool boards; distribution of excess food. Allows public school boards to distribute excess food to low-income students eligible for the School Breakfast Program or National School Lunch Program administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture or ...
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2020-01-13
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB695IntroReports of certain acts to school authorities; exclusion; possession of certain amount of marijuana. Excludes from the incident reports required to be made to division superintendents and principals or their designees incidents involving the possessi...
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2020-01-13
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB1426IntroSchool boards; school meals; availability to students. Requires each school board to require each public elementary and secondary school in the local school division to participate in the federal National School Lunch Program and the federal School B...
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2020-01-13
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB1208IntroSchool boards; duties; assistance with student bus pass applications. Requires each school board to establish a process for assisting any student whose family members have one or more medical conditions that preclude them from providing transportatio...
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2020-01-13
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB134IntroDepartment of Education; individualized education program teams; guidelines. Requires the Department of Education to establish guidelines for individualized education program (IEP) teams to utilize when developing IEPs for children with disabilities ...
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2020-01-13
[Hearing: Jan 22]
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB1177IntroSchool board policies; homework assignments; Internet connection. Requires each school board to establish a policy to prohibit any teacher in the school division from assigning to any student a homework assignment that requires the use of an Internet...
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2020-01-13
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB1443IntroDepartment of Education; annual teacher compensation review; report. Requires the Department of Education to conduct an annual review of teacher compensation that takes into consideration the Commonwealth's compensation for teachers relative to membe...
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2020-01-13
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB678IntroParental Choice Education Savings Accounts established. Permits the parents of certain children to apply to the school division in which the child resides for a one-year, renewable Parental Choice Education Savings Account that consists of an amount ...
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2020-01-13
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB1073IntroParental educational information; tobacco and nicotine vapor products. Requires each school board to annually provide parents of pupils in grades kindergarten through 12 information regarding the health dangers of tobacco and nicotine vapor products....
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2020-01-13
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB12IntroDepartment of Education; discrimination against students; investigation and resolution of complaints. Requires the Department of Education to establish a procedure for the receipt, investigation, and resolution of student complaints alleging discrimi...
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2020-01-13
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB939IntroPublic schools; firearm safety education program. Requires local school boards to provide firearm safety education programs for students in high school. The bill requires the Board of Education to establish curriculum guidelines for the program, in c...
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2020-01-13
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB701IntroSchool boards; school meal policies; parental notification and opt-out. Requires each school board to adopt policies that (i) require each elementary and secondary school in the school division to send to the parents of each student by the end of the...
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2020-01-13
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB1085IntroPublic schools; potable water. Establishes minimum requirements for the installation of water bottle filling stations and drinking fountains in new public school buildings, additions to existing public school buildings, and alterations to existing pu...
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2020-01-13
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB109IntroPublic elementary and secondary school students; suspension and expulsion; sufficient cause. Provides that in no case shall sufficient cause for the suspension or expulsion of a student from attendance at a public elementary or secondary school inclu...
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2020-01-13
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB402IntroPublic schools; lock-down drills; frequency; exemptions. Requires every public school at which sixth grade is the highest grade taught to hold at least one lock-down drill after the first 60 days of the school session and every public school at which...
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2020-01-13
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB292IntroSchool boards and local law-enforcement agencies; memorandums of understanding; frequency of review and public input. Shortens from every five years to every two years the frequency of the review period for memorandums of understanding between school...
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2020-01-13
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB270IntroPublic schools; lock-down drills; notice to parents. Requires every public school to provide the parents of enrolled students with at least 24 hours' notice before the school conducts any lock-down drill. The bill specifies that no such notice is req...
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2020-01-13
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB156IntroCritical National Security Language Grant Fund and Program established. Establishes the Critical National Security Language Grant Fund and the Critical National Security Language Grant Program within the Department of Education for the purpose of awa...
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2020-01-13
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB1081IntroSchool attendance officers; petitions for violation of a school attendance order. Provides that an attendance officer, or a division superintendent or his designee when acting as an attendance officer, may complete, sign, and file a petition for a vi...
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2020-01-13
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB308IntroPublic elementary and secondary school students; excused absences; mental and behavioral health. Requires the Department of Education to establish and distribute to each school board no later than August 1, 2020, guidelines for the granting of excuse...
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2020-01-13
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB928IntroChesterfield County School Board; recovery high school. Permits the Chesterfield County School Board, with such funds as may be appropriated for such purpose pursuant to the general appropriation act, to establish a recovery high school in the school...
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2020-01-13
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB273IntroSchool boards; teachers; planning time and planning periods. Requires each local school board to ensure that each elementary school teacher has an average of one 45-minute period per school day of planning time and that each middle and high school te...
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2020-01-13
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB501IntroSchool boards; written school crisis, emergency management, and medical emergency response plans; annual review; delegation of duty. Permits each school board to designate another entity or individual to participate on its behalf in the annual review...
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2020-01-13
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB897IntroSchool resource officers; memorandums of understanding. School resource officers; memorandums of understanding. The bill requires that the required memorandum of understanding entered into by a local school board and local law-enforcement agency be c...
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2020-01-13
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
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