Constitutional amendment; special sessions, states of emergency (first reference). (HJ5003)

Introduced By

Del. Michael Webert (R-Marshall) with support from co-patrons Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock), Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville), and Del. Wendell Walker (R-Lynchburg)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate

Description

Constitutional amendment (first reference); special sessions; required in certain states of emergency. Requires the Governor to convene a special session whenever declaring a state of emergency for a period that exceeds 90 days or whenever extending a state of emergency for a period that exceeds 90 days in the aggregate. Read the Bill »

Status

08/14/2020: Awaiting a Vote in the Privileges and Elections Committee

History

DateAction
08/14/2020Committee
08/14/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200250D
08/14/2020Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections

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