2006 Uncodified Acts

2006 Virginia Uncodified Acts
6/15/2019

CHAPTER 164

An Act to limit the frequency of school fire drills during Standards of Learning assessments.

[S 97]

Approved March 23, 2006

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1.  § 1. School fire drills during Standards of Learning assessments.

Notwithstanding any Statewide Fire Prevention Code regulation promulgated pursuant to Chapter 9 (§ 27-94 et seq.) of Title 27 of the Code of Virginia to the contrary, the Board of Housing and Community Development shall promulgate regulations in accordance with the Administrative Process Act (§ 2.2-4000 et seq. of the Code of Virginia) to prohibit fire and evacuation drills from being conducted in schools during periods of mandatory testing required by the Board of Education. In the development of the regulations, the Board of Housing and Community Development shall seek input from the Virginia Department of Education and local school divisions.

2.  That an emergency exists and this act is in force from its passage.