Private school employees and volunteers; essential workers, personal protective equipment. (SB5101)

Introduced By

Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant (R-Henrico) with support from co-patron Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Private school employees and volunteers; essential workers; personal protective equipment during certain declared states of emergency; emergency. Provides that during any case in which the Governor has declared a state of emergency related to a communicable disease of public health threat, individuals working or volunteering in a private elementary or secondary school in the Commonwealth shall be considered essential workers and shall be included in any group afforded priority with regard to access to personal protective equipment during such state of emergency. The bill contains an emergency clause. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


08/18/2020Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 08/18/20 20200768D
08/18/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
08/19/2020Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
08/20/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
08/25/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB5101)
08/26/2020Read second time and engrossed
08/27/2020Read third time and passed Senate (34-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
09/17/2020Placed on Calendar
09/17/2020Read first time
09/17/2020Referred to Committee on Education
11/09/2020Left in Education