Commonwealth Preparedness, Office of; created. (SB363)

Introduced By

Sen. William Wampler (R-Bristol) with support from co-patron Sen. Jay O'Brien (R-Clifton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Office of Commonwealth Preparedness. Makes permanent the Office of Commonwealth Preparedness and provides for the appointment of a director by the Governor to serve a five-year term. The bill sets out the duties of the Office and also creates the Secure Commonwealth Panel and sets out its membership and duties. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


04/19/2006: enacted


01/11/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 069819836
01/11/2006Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/27/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB363)
02/01/2006Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (14-Y 0-N)
02/02/2006Committee substitute printed 065359836-S1
02/03/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/03/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
02/06/2006Passed by for the day
02/07/2006Read second time
02/07/2006Committee substitute rejected 065359836-S1
02/07/2006Floor substitute printed 065371836-S2 (Wampler)
02/07/2006Reading of substitute waived
02/07/2006Substitute by Senator Wampler agreed to 065371836-S2
02/07/2006Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute SB363S2
02/07/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB363S1)
02/08/2006Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/08/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/08/2006Communicated to House
02/14/2006Placed on Calendar
02/14/2006Read first time
02/14/2006Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/17/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB363S2)
02/24/2006Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (22-Y 0-N)
02/27/2006Read second time
02/28/2006Read third time
02/28/2006Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/28/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
03/06/2006Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB363ER)
03/07/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB363ER)
03/07/2006Signed by Speaker
03/08/2006Signed by President
04/11/2006Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/18/2006Placed on Calendar
04/19/2006Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (38-Y 0-N)
04/19/2006VOTE: (38-Y 0-N)
04/19/2006House concurred in Governor's recommendation (97-Y 0-N)
04/19/2006VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N)
04/19/2006G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/19/2006Signed by President as reenrolled
04/19/2006Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/19/2006Enacted, Chapter 901 (effective 7/1/06)
04/19/2006Reenrolled bill text (SB363ER2)
04/19/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0901)