Bill Text: VA SB1440 | 2019 | Regular Session | Engrossed


Bill Title: Health instruction; Board of Education to review & update SOL to include mental health.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-02-19 - Left in Appropriations [SB1440 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2019-SB1440-Engrossed.html
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SENATE BILL NO. 1440
Senate Amendments in [ ] January 21, 2019
A BILL to amend and reenact the second enactment of Chapter 393 of the Acts of Assembly of 2018, relating to health instruction; mental health.
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Patrons Prior to Engrossment--Senator McClellan and Deeds
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Referred to Committee on Education and Health
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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the second enactment of Chapter 393 of the Acts of Assembly of 2018 is amended and reenacted as follows:

2. That the Board of Education shall review and update the health Standards of Learning for students in all grades nine and 10 to include mental health. In its review, the Board shall consult with [ mental health experts, including ] representatives from the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, [ NAMI Virginia, Mental Health America of Virginia, the Department of Medical Assistance Services, and ] the Virginia Association of Community Services Boards [ , and VOCAL ] .

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