Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic; St. Inspector General to investigate Commonwealth's response. (HB5124)

Introduced By

Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock) with support from 10 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Amanda Batten (R-Toano), Del. Emily Brewer (R-Suffolk), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. James Edmunds (R-South Boston), Del. Buddy Fowler (R-Ashland), Del. Dave LaRock (R-Loudoun), Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville), Del. Chris Runion (R-Bridgewater), Del. Wendell Walker (R-Lynchburg), Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria)

Progress

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

Description

State Inspector General; investigation of the Commonwealth's response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Directs the State Inspector General to (i) investigate the Commonwealth's response to the public health emergency related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, including the Commonwealth's response with regard to the availability of testing for COVID-19, the reporting and publication of data and information about cases of COVID-19, and the procurement and distribution of personal protective equipment to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the Commonwealth, to determine whether acts of fraud, waste, abuse, or corruption have been committed by state officers or employees or independent contractors of a state agency or any officers or employees of a nonstate agency, and (ii) report his findings and recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly by December 1, 2020. Read the Bill »

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Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
08/24/2020Committee
08/24/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200107D
08/24/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
08/26/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB5124)
11/09/2020Left in General Laws