Governor; powers, limited duration of rules, regulations, and orders. (HB158)

Introduced By

Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg) with support from 7 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. John Avoli (R-Staunton), Del. Ronnie Campbell (R-Raphine), Del. Bobby Orrock (R-Thornburg), Del. Wendell Walker (R-Lynchburg), Del. Bill Wiley (R-Winchester), Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria), Del. Scott Wyatt (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Powers of the Governor; limited duration of rules, regulations, and orders. Provides that no rule, regulation, or order issued under this section shall have any effect beyond 45 days after the date of issuance. The bill states that unless the General Assembly takes action on the rule, regulation, or order within the 45 days during which the rule, regulation, or order is effective, the Governor shall thereafter be prohibited from issuing the same or a similar rule, regulation, or order relating to the same emergency. Read the Bill »


01/09/2022: In Committee


01/09/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102298D

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