Emergency Services and Disaster Law; powers and duties of the Governor. (SB5048)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Peake (R-Lynchburg) with support from co-patron Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)

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; prohibition on certain executive orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Prohibits the Governor from extending or issuing any new executive orders declaring a state of emergency related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the Bill »

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Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
08/17/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200516D
08/17/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
08/27/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB5048)
08/27/2020Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (8-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)