Outbreaks of communicable disease of public health threat; posting of information about cases. (HB5048)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patrons Del. Martha Mugler (D-Hampton, and Del. Suhas Subramanyam (D-Sterling)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Outbreaks of communicable disease of public health threat; posting of information; emergency. Requires the Department of Health to make information about outbreaks of communicable diseases of public health threat at any medical care facility, residential or day program, service or facility licensed or operated by any agency of the Commonwealth, school, or summer camp currently required to report an outbreak of a communicable disease to the Department available to the public on a website maintained by the Department. Such information shall include the name of the place at which the outbreak has occurred and the number of confirmed cases of and deaths resulting from such communicable disease reported by each such place. This bill contains an emergency clause. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


08/17/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200644D
08/17/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
08/25/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
08/25/2020Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
08/26/2020Read first time
08/27/2020Read second time
08/27/2020Committee amendments agreed to
08/27/2020Emergency clause added
08/27/2020Engrossed by House as amended HB5048E
08/27/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB5048)
08/27/2020Printed as engrossed 20200644D-E
08/27/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB5048E)
08/28/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
08/28/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
09/02/2020Read first time
09/02/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
09/22/2020Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
09/22/2020Reported from Education and Health with amendment (13-Y 0-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
09/25/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended
09/25/2020Passed Senate with amendment (35-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
09/25/2020Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (36-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
09/25/2020Passed Senate with amendment (36-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
09/29/2020Passed by for the day
10/02/2020Placed on Calendar
10/02/2020Senate amendment agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
10/02/2020VOTE: Adoption (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
10/07/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB5048ER)
10/07/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB5048ER)
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 12 (effective 10/21/20)
10/21/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0012)

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The following bills are identical to this one: SB5081.

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