Electromagnetic pulse disaster; statewide drill on response. (SB1239)

Introduced By

Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Statewide drill simulating an electromagnetic pulse disaster. Requires the Governor to designate an attack on the Commonwealth involving an electromagnetic pulse as the disaster scenario for the required 2015 annual statewide drill on large-scale disasters. In conducting the drill, the Governor shall use modeling and simulation technology to assess the effects of the damage with and without mitigation measures in place. The required report on the results of the drill shall include recommendations as to steps that government or private entities might take to mitigate damages in the event of such an attack. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/14/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15101762D
01/14/2015Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/26/2015Stricken at request of Patron in General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)