Declaration of emergency; essential workers, access to personal protective equipment, immunizations. (HB2116)

Introduced By

Del. Martha Mugler (D-Hampton with support from co-patron Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Certain declared states of emergency; essential workers; funeral service licensees; emergency. Provides that in any case in which the Governor has declared a state of emergency related to a communicable disease of public health threat, funeral service licensees shall be considered essential workers and shall be included in any group afforded priority with regard to (i) access to personal protective equipment and (ii) administration of any vaccination against such communicable disease of public health threat during such emergency. The bill contains an emergency clause. Read the Bill »


01/27/2021: In Committee


01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/13/21 21102718D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/18/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2116)
01/21/2021Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment(s) (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2021Read first time
01/22/2021Floor substitute printed 21103537D-H1 (Mugler)
01/25/2021Read second time
01/25/2021Committee amendments rejected
01/25/2021Substitute by Delegate Mugler agreed to 21103537D-H1
01/25/2021Amendments by Delegate Carter agreed to
01/25/2021Engrossed by House - floor substitute with amendments HB2116EH1
01/25/2021Printed as engrossed 21103537D-EH1
01/26/2021Read third time and passed House (99-Y 0-N)
01/26/2021VOTE: Passage Emergency (99-Y 0-N)
01/27/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2021Referred to Committee on Education and Health

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