2020 Uncodified Acts

2020 Virginia Uncodified Acts
9/21/2020

CHAPTER 869

An Act to require the Department of Education to establish and school boards to implement guidelines for the granting of excused absences to students due to mental or behavioral health.

[H 308]

Approved April 8, 2020

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. The Department of Education shall establish and distribute to each school board no later than December 31, 2020, guidelines for the granting of an excused absence from school to a student due to his mental or behavioral health. Any student who is absent from school due to his mental or behavioral health shall be granted, subject to such guidelines, an excused absence.