Emergency Services and Disaster Law; powers and duties of the Governor, executive orders, penalty. (HB5093)

Introduced By

Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale) with support from co-patrons Del. Dawn Adams (D-Richmond), and Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)

Progress

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

Description

Emergency Services and Disaster Law; powers and duties of the Governor; executive orders; penalty. Provides that a violation of an executive order declared by the Governor as the Director of Emergency Management shall be punishable either as a civil penalty of not more than $500 or as a Class 1 misdemeanor. Under current law, the only penalty for such a violation is a Class 1 misdemeanor. The bill also mandates that a violation of an executive order that is punishable as a civil penalty shall be charged by summons and may be executed by a law-enforcement officer when such violation is observed by the officer. The proceeds of any such civil penalty that is imposed shall be paid and collected only in lawful money of the United States and paid into the state treasury to the credit of the Literary Fund. This bill has an expiration date of June 30, 2023, and is identical to SB 5117. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
08/19/2020Committee
08/19/2020Presented and ordered printed 20200838D
08/19/2020Referred to Committee on Public Safety
08/24/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB5093)
08/25/2020Reported from Public Safety (19-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
08/27/2020Read first time
08/28/2020Read second time and engrossed
09/03/2020Read third time and passed House (61-Y 37-N)
09/03/2020VOTE: Passage (61-Y 37-N) (see vote tally)
09/04/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
09/04/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
09/18/2020Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendment (12-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
09/18/2020Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
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 (19-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
09/29/2020Passed by for the day
10/02/2020Placed on Calendar
10/02/2020Senate amendment agreed to by House (59-Y 37-N)
10/02/2020VOTE: Adoption (59-Y 37-N) (see vote tally)
10/07/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB5093ER)
10/07/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB5093ER)
10/07/2020Enrolled
10/07/2020Signed by Speaker
10/07/2020Signed by President
10/09/2020Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
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 14 (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 (CHAP0014)
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 14 (effective 3/1/21)