Masks; prohibition on wearing in certain places, exception. (HB869)

Introduced By

Del. Ben Cline (R-Amherst)

Progress

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

Description

Prohibition on wearing a mask; public emergency exception.  Adds to the existing exemptions in the section making it a Class 6 felony for a person over the age of 16 to wear a mask in public or on private property without the owner's written consent an exception when the Governor has declared a disaster or state of emergency in response to a public health emergency. Amends § 18.2-422, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/13/2010Committee
01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102334D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2010Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/25/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
01/27/2010Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2010Read first time
02/01/2010Read second time
02/01/2010Committee amendment agreed to
02/01/2010Engrossed by House as amended HB869E
02/01/2010Printed as engrossed 10102334D-E
02/02/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/02/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/03/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/24/2010Reported from Courts of Justice (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2010Read third time
03/01/2010Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2010Enrolled
03/09/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB869ER)
03/09/2010Signed by Speaker
03/11/2010Signed by President
04/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 420 (effective 7/1/10)
04/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0420)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 30 seconds.