School protection officers; definition, compulsory minimum training standards. (SB1207)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


School protection officers; minimum training standards; exemption. Defines a school protection officer as a retired law-enforcement officer hired on a part-time basis by the local law-enforcement agency to provide limited law-enforcement and security services to Virginia public elementary and secondary schools. The bill also provides that the Department of Criminal Justice Services shall establish compulsory minimum training standards for all persons employed as school protection officers and that such training may be provided by the employing law-enforcement agency and shall be graduated and based on the type of duties to be performed. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/04/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102807D
01/04/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/18/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1207)
01/23/2019Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (12-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2019Committee substitute printed 19105551D-S1
01/25/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2019Read second time
01/28/2019Reading of substitute waived
01/28/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105551D-S1
01/28/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1207S1
01/29/2019Read third time and passed Senate (27-Y 13-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1207S1)
02/04/2019Placed on Calendar
02/04/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/12/2019Assigned MPPS sub: Subcommittee #2
02/14/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (3-Y 2-N)
02/15/2019Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (11-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Read second time
02/19/2019Read third time
02/19/2019Defeated by House (44-Y 46-N)
02/19/2019VOTE: DEFEATED (44-Y 46-N) (see vote tally)


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 40 seconds.