House Committee on Courts of Justice to consider
Public schools; student discipline
Bill Number
SB170
Title
Public schools; student discipline
Find your Legislators
Action
!! URGENT !! Hearing on this bill/these bills is on Monday February 19, shortly after House floor adjourns. Call to urge your Delegate, the Committee Chair, and Committee Members to SUPPORT SB170. Say your town and if you are a constituent. If you can’t get through by phone, leave voicemail and/or email.
Comments
This bill prohibits students in preschool through 3rd grade from being suspended for more than 3 school days or expelled from school, except for drug offenses, or firearm offenses, unless (i) the offense involves physical harm or credible threat of physical harm to others or (ii) the local school board or the division superintendent or his designee finds that aggravating circumstances exist.
Patrons
Senators Bill Stanley (R-20), Jennifer McClellan (D-9), Jennifer Wexton (D-33)
If your Delegate is on the list below, call and say why you SUPPORT this bill.
Calls are best but if necessary email: districtXX@house.virginia.gov (fill in your district)
Find your Delegate here: whosmy.virginiageneralassembly.gov
House Committee on Courts of Justice (* Chair, ** VC)
Member (Party/District)
* Robert Bell (R58)
** Gregory Habeeb (R8)
Terry Kilgore (R1)
Jennifer Carroll Foy (D2)
Jeffrey Campbell (R6)
Todd Gilbert (R15)
Leslie Adams (R16)
Benjamin Cline (R24)
Christopher Collins (R29)
Vivian Watts (D39)
Charniele Herring (D46)
Patrick Hope (D47)
Marcus Simon (D53)
David Toscano (D57)
Jeffrey Bourne (D71)
Capitol phone
(804) 698-1058
(804) 698-1008
(804) 698-1001
(804) 698-1002
(804) 698-1006
(804) 698-1015
(804) 698­1016
(804) 698-1024
(804) 698-1029
(804) 698­1039
(804) 698-1046
(804) 698-1047
(804) 698-1053
(804) 698-1057
(804) 698-1071
District phone
(434) 245-8900
(540) 915-2962
(276) 386-7011
(571) 989-1713
(276) 227-0247
(540) 459-7550
(434) 432-1600
(434) 946-9908
(540) 539-1724
(703) 978-2989
(703) 606-9705
(703) 486-1010
(571) 327-0053
(434) 220-1660
(804) 698-1071