Emergency Services and Disaster Law; powers and duties of Governor, purchase of PPE. (SB5039)

Introduced By

Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke) with support from co-patron 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 Governor; purchase of personal protective equipment during a disaster caused by a communicable disease of public health threat. Grants the Governor authority, during a disaster caused by a communicable disease of public health threat for which a state of emergency has been declared, to establish a program through which the Governor may purchase personal protective equipment (PPE) for private, non-governmental entities and distribute the PPE to such private, non-governmental entities. The bill requires that prior to making any such purchase, the Governor shall ensure that the cost will be reimbursed or otherwise funded by the federal government or a private entity. The bill exempts the Governor's procurement of such PPE from the provisions of the Virginia Public Procurement Act. Read the Bill »

Status

09/25/2020: Passed the House

History

DateAction
08/14/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200758D
08/14/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
08/24/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB5039)
08/27/2020Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
08/27/2020Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
09/02/2020Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
09/02/2020Reported from Finance and Appropriations with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
09/03/2020Read first time
09/04/2020Read second time
09/04/2020Reading of amendment waived
09/04/2020Committee amendment agreed to
09/04/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended SB5039E
09/04/2020Printed as engrossed 20200758D-E
09/09/2020Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
09/09/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB5039E)
09/17/2020Placed on Calendar
09/17/2020Read first time
09/17/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
09/21/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
09/21/2020Reported from General Laws with substitute (16-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
09/21/2020Committee substitute printed 20201215D-H1
09/22/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB5039H1)
09/24/2020Read second time
09/25/2020Read third time
09/25/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20201215D-H1
09/25/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB5039H1
09/25/2020Passed House with substitute 65-Y 32-N

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