School boards; local law-enforcement agencies, memorandums of understanding. (HB1733)

Introduced By

Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock) with support from co-patrons Del. Dave LaRock (R-Loudoun), and Del. Jay Leftwich (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


School boards; local law-enforcement agencies; memorandums of understanding. Requires (i) the Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety to develop a model memorandum of understanding and (ii) the school board in each school division in which the local law-enforcement agency employs school resource officers to enter into a memorandum of understanding with such local law-enforcement agency that is based on such model and sets forth the powers and duties of the school resource officers. The bill requires each such school board and local law-enforcement agency to review and amend or affirm the memorandum at least once every five years or at any time upon the request of either party. This bill is identical to SB 1214. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/19/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100602D
12/19/2018Referred to Committee on Education
01/14/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1733)
01/16/2019Reported from Education with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2019Read first time
01/21/2019Read second time
01/21/2019Committee amendment agreed to
01/21/2019Engrossed by House as amended HB1733E
01/21/2019Printed as engrossed 19100602D-E
01/22/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
01/22/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
01/23/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/07/2019Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2019Committee substitute printed 19106557D-S1
02/08/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1733E)
02/11/2019Read third time
02/11/2019Reading of substitute waived
02/11/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19106557D-S1
02/11/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1733S1
02/11/2019Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1733S1)
02/13/2019Placed on Calendar
02/13/2019Senate substitute rejected by House 19106557D-S1 (1-Y 93-N)
02/13/2019VOTE: REJECTED (1-Y 93-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2019Senate insisted on substitute (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2019Senate requested conference committee
02/18/2019House acceded to request
02/18/2019Conferees appointed by House
02/18/2019Delegates: Gilbert, Landes, VanValkenburg
02/19/2019Senators: Suettrlein, Barker, Newman
02/19/2019Conferees appointed by Senate
02/19/2019Senators: Suetterlein, Barker, Newman
02/22/2019Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2019C Amended by conference committee
02/22/2019Conference substitute printed 19107494D-H1
02/22/2019Conference report agreed to by House (88-Y 0-N)
02/22/2019VOTE: ADOPTION (88-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1733ER)
03/07/2019Signed by Speaker
03/08/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1733ER)
03/09/2019Signed by President
03/11/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2019
03/11/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/18/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 455 (effective 7/1/19)
03/18/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0455)