Volunteer fire/EMS departments; localities may have ordinances that include billing property owners. (SB881)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Insurance; charging insurers on behalf of volunteer fire/EMS departments. Allows localities to adopt ordinances to directly bill insurance companies on behalf of local volunteer fire/EMS departments for responding to emergency automobile accidents. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/04/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100913D
01/04/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/21/2013Failed to report (defeated) in General Laws and Technology (6-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2013Impact statement from SCC (SB881)
01/28/2013Reconsidered by General Laws and Technology
01/28/2013Committee substitute printed 13104483D-S1
01/28/2013Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (9-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2013Read second time
01/31/2013Reading of substitute waived
01/31/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13104483D-S1
01/31/2013Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB881S1
02/01/2013Bills placed in block (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2013Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2013Placed on Calendar
02/06/2013Read first time
02/06/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/06/2013Assigned GL sub: #1 Housing
02/13/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 1-N)
02/14/2013Reported from General Laws (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Read second time
02/19/2013Read third time
02/19/2013Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/19/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB881ER)
02/22/2013Signed by Speaker
02/23/2013Signed by President
03/20/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 616 (effective 7/1/13)
03/20/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0616)


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 45 seconds.