State Laws and Legislation

Virginia School Laws

|Protects transgender students? Not Explicitly
No provision of Virginia state law explicitly addresses gender identity-based violence or other similar issues under the safe schools law. However, Virginia has anti-bullying, cyberbullying, intimidation and harassment provisions which generally apply to all students.  VA. CODE ANN. § 22.1-279.6 (2005/2009)

Protects gay and lesbian students? Not Explicitly
No provision of Virginia state law explicitly addresses sexual orientation-based violence or other similar issues under the safe schools law. However, Virginia has anti-bullying, cyberbullying, intimidation and harassment provisions which generally apply to all students.  VA. CODE ANN. § 22.1-279.6 (2005/2009)

The legal information provided on this page is provided as a courtesy to the public. It is not designed to serve as legal advice. HRC does not warrant that this information is current or comprehensive.

Updated: Thu, September 02, 2010 - 11:00:36