State of emergency; preparation for response. (SB891)

Introduced By

Sen. William Wampler (R-Bristol)

Progress

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

Description

State of emergency; preparation for response.  Authorizes the Governor to allocate a sum sufficient for preparation of the Virginia National Guard and the Virginia State Defense Force to respond to certain enumerated circumstances, regardless of whether or not an official state of emergency is declared. However, the response preparation is limited to 300 personnel and five days, unless a state of emergency is declared. The bill also makes technical amendments. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/10/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101615D
01/10/2011Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/19/2011Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (35-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2011Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2011Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB891)
02/07/2011Placed on Calendar
02/07/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/11/2011Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2011Read second time
02/15/2011Read third time
02/15/2011Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/15/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2011Enrolled
02/18/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB891ER)
02/18/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB891ER)
02/18/2011Signed by Speaker
02/21/2011Signed by President
03/14/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 69 (effective 7/1/11)
03/14/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0069)

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 40 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1774.