Emergency Services and Disaster Law; limitation on duration of executive orders. (SB166)

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; limitation on duration of executive orders. Limits the duration of any executive order issued by the Governor pursuant to his powers under the Emergency Services and Disaster Law to no more than 30 days from the date of issuance. The bill provides that if the General Assembly does not take any action on the rule, regulation, or order within the 30 days during which the rule, regulation, or order is effective, the Governor may once again issue the same rule, regulation, or order but shall thereafter be prohibited from issuing the same or a similar rule, regulation, or order relating to the same emergency. Under current law, once issued, such executive orders are effective until June 30 following the next adjournment of the regular session of the General Assembly. The bill contains technical amendments and is incorporated into SB 4. Read the Bill »

Status

02/09/2022: Incorporated into Another Bill

History

DateAction
01/10/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102274D
01/10/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/27/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB166)
02/09/2022Incorporated by General Laws and Technology (SB4-Suetterlein) (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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