Emergency Services and Disaster Law; immunity from liability, sheriffs' offices and regional jails. (SB5072)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach) 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; immunity from liability; sheriffs' offices and regional jails. Clarifies that sheriffs' offices and regional jails are considered public agencies for purposes of immunity from liability for the death of, or any injury to, persons or damage to property resulting from emergency services activities provided while complying with or attempting to comply with the Emergency Services and Disaster Law or any rule, regulation, or executive order promulgated pursuant to the provisions of the Emergency Services and Disaster Law. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
08/17/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200279D
08/17/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
08/24/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB5072)
08/26/2020Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (9-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)

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