Family life education; requires school division to implement standards of learning program. (SB967)

Introduced By

Sen. Ralph Northam (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Family life education.  Requires each school division to implement the standards of learning for the family life education program promulgated by the Board of Education, or a family life education program consistent with the guidelines developed by the Board, which shall have the goals of reducing the incidence of pregnancy, sexually transmitted disease, and substance abuse among teenagers. Any curricula or materials used must be evidence-based and supported by peer reviewed medical research. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101966D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/14/2011Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/27/2011Reported from Education and Health (11-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2011Passed by for the day
01/31/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB967)
01/31/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2011Read second time and engrossed
02/02/2011Read third time and passed Senate (24-Y 16-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2011Placed on Calendar
02/10/2011Read first time
02/10/2011Referred to Committee on Education
02/16/2011Assigned Education sub: #3 Teachers and Admin. Action
02/17/2011Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (4-Y 4-N)
02/21/2011Left in Education


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.