Virginia Post-Disaster Anti-Price Gouging Act; manufacturers and distributors. (HB5047)

Introduced By

Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean) with support from co-patron Del. Schuyler VanValkenburg (D-Henrico)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Post-Disaster Anti-Price Gouging Act; manufacturers and distributors. Prohibits any manufacturer or distributor from selling necessary goods or services at an unconscionable price during a declared state of emergency. However, the bill provides such prohibition does not apply to a manufacturer or distributor of agricultural goods or services unless it advertises its goods or services. Under current law, the prohibition from selling necessary goods or services does not apply to any manufacturer or distributor unless it advertises its goods or services to consumers. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
08/17/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200223D
08/17/2020Committee
08/17/2020Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
08/21/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB5047)
08/26/2020Reported from Labor and Commerce (13-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
08/27/2020Read first time
08/28/2020Read second time and engrossed
09/03/2020Read third time and passed House (54-Y 44-N)
09/03/2020VOTE: Passage (54-Y 44-N) (see vote tally)
09/04/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
09/04/2020Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
09/16/2020Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendment (13-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
09/24/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (35-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
09/25/2020Read third time
09/25/2020Reading of amendment waived
09/25/2020Committee amendment agreed to
09/25/2020Passed by for the day
10/01/2020Passed by temporarily
10/01/2020Read third time
10/01/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended
10/01/2020Passed Senate with amendment (21-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
10/02/2020Placed on Calendar
10/02/2020Senate amendment agreed to by House (53-Y 43-N)
10/02/2020VOTE: Adoption (53-Y 43-N) (see vote tally)
10/07/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB5047ER)
10/07/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB5047ER)
10/07/2020Enrolled
10/07/2020Signed by Speaker
10/07/2020Signed by President
10/14/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on October 14, 2020
10/14/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 21, 2020
10/21/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 16 (Per Article IV, Section 13, this bill will be effective on the
10/21/2020first day of the fourth month following the month adjournment sine die of this special session)
10/21/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0016)
10/21/20201st day of the 4th month following the month of adjournment, sine die, of this special session)
10/21/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 16 (effective 3/1/21)