Fire programs; fire/EMS departments donating equipment shall be immune from civil liability. (HB290)

Introduced By

Del. Morgan Griffith (R-Salem)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Fire programs; donated equipment; liability.  Provides that any fire/EMS department of a city, town, or county, or any fire/EMS company donating equipment for fighting fires or performing emergency medical services, which equipment met existing standards at the time of its purchase by the donating entity, shall be immune from civil liability unless the organization acted with gross negligence or willful misconduct. Amends § 27-15.2, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2010Committee
01/11/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102819D
01/11/2010Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/19/2010Assigned MPPS sub: #3
01/22/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (4-Y 0-N)
02/09/2010Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2010Read first time
02/11/2010Read second time
02/11/2010Committee amendments agreed to
02/11/2010Engrossed by House as amended HB290E
02/11/2010Printed as engrossed 10102819D-E
02/12/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
02/12/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/2010Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
03/03/2010Reported from General Laws and Technology (13-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2010Read third time
03/08/2010Reading of amendment waived
03/08/2010Amendment by Senator Marsden agreed to
03/08/2010Passed Senate with amendment (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2010Placed on Calendar
03/10/2010Senate amendment agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
03/10/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/22/2010Enrolled
03/22/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB290ER)
03/22/2010Signed by Speaker
03/25/2010Signed by President
04/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 545 (effective 7/1/10)
04/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0545)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.