Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local Government; school boards and school board employees. (SB124)

Introduced By

Sen. Dick Black (R-Leesburg) with support from co-patrons Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington), and Sen. Mark Peake (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act; school boards and school board employees. Allows any school district to invoke the current exemption from the prohibition against hiring, under certain circumstances, a school district employee who is related to a member of the school board. Current law limits use of the exemption to only those school districts located in Planning Districts 3, 4, 11, 12, 13, and 17. This bill incorporates SB 301, SB 345, SB 763, and SB 764 and is identical to HB 212. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/18/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102450D
12/18/2017Referred to Committee on Rules
02/01/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB124)
02/09/2018Reported from Rules with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2018Committee substitute printed 18107038D-S1
02/09/2018Incorporates SB301 (Favola)
02/09/2018Incorporates SB345 (Peake)
02/09/2018Incorporates SB763 (Peake)
02/09/2018Incorporates SB764 (Peake)
02/12/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB124S1)
02/13/2018Read second time
02/13/2018Reading of substitute waived
02/13/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18107038D-S1
02/13/2018Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB124S1
02/13/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2018Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2018Placed on Calendar
02/19/2018Read first time
02/19/2018Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/19/2018Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
02/20/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
03/01/2018Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2018Read second time
03/06/2018Read third time
03/06/2018Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
03/06/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB124ER)
03/08/2018Signed by Speaker
03/09/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB124ER)
03/10/2018Signed by President
03/16/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 16, 2018
03/16/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/29/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 520 (effective 7/1/18)
03/29/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0520)