An Act to require local school boards to provide access to
school property to youth-oriented, community organizations.
Approved April 1, 2016
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:
1. § 1. Local school boards shall, subject to the
provisions of § 22.1-131 of the Code of Virginia, provide reasonable and
appropriate access to school property to youth-oriented, community
organizations such as the Boy Scouts of America and Girl Scouts of the USA, and
their volunteers and staff, to distribute and provide instructional materials
in order to encourage participation in such organizations and their activities.
Any such access provided during the school day shall not conflict with
instructional time. Such access may also include after-school sponsored
activities such as "Back to School" events, where it can be