Emergency and quarantine orders, certain; additional procedural requirements. (SB46)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax) with support from co-patron Sen. David Suetterlein (R-Salem)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Certain emergency and quarantine orders; additional procedural requirements. Provides that, in any case in which the Governor has issued an emergency order that includes any measure that closes schools or businesses or restricts the movement of healthy persons within the area to which the order applies, all of the rights, protections, and procedures applicable in the case of an order of quarantine issued by the State Health Commissioner shall apply. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/28/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100560D
12/28/2021Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/13/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB46)
01/21/2022Assigned Education sub: Health
01/27/2022Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2022Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/08/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/08/2022Committee substitute printed 22106262D-S1
02/08/2022Reported from Finance and Appropriations with substitute (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2022Read second time
02/10/2022Reading of substitute waived
02/10/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22106262D-S1
02/10/2022Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB46S1
02/10/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2022Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB46S1)
02/22/2022Placed on Calendar
02/22/2022Read first time
02/22/2022Referred to Committee on Rules
03/03/2022Reported from Rules (13-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2022Read second time
03/08/2022Read third time
03/08/2022Passed House (53-Y 45-N)
03/08/2022VOTE: Passage (53-Y 45-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2022Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB46ER)
03/10/2022Signed by President
03/10/2022Signed by Speaker
03/15/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB46ER)
03/22/2022Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 22, 2022
03/22/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/11/2022Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/27/2022Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation #1 and #2 (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
04/27/2022Senate rejected Governor's recommendation #3 (3-Y 37-N) (see vote tally)
04/27/2022House concurred in Governor's recommendation #1 and #2 (55-Y 42-N)
04/27/2022VOTE: Adoption (55-Y 42-N) (see vote tally)
04/27/2022G Governor's recommendation adopted in-part
04/27/2022Reenrolled bill text (SB46ER2)
04/27/2022Signed by President as reenrolled
04/27/2022Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/27/2022Communicated to Governor on April 27, 2022
04/27/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., May 27, 2022
05/27/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 785 (effective 7/1/22)
05/27/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0785)