VA HB1082 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Passed on March 27 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-03-27 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0483)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Emergency Services and Disaster Law; definition of disaster; incidents involving cyber systems. Defines "cyber incident" for purposes of the Emergency Services and Disaster Law as an event occurring on or conducted through a computer network that actually or imminently jeopardizes the integrity, confidentiality, or availability of computers, information or communications systems or networks, physical or virtual infrastructure controlled by computers or information systems, or information resident thereon. The bill provides that a cyber incident may include a vulnerability in information systems, system security procedures, internal controls, or implementations that could be exploited by a threat source. The bill contains technical amendments.

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Emergency Services and Disaster Law; definition of disaster, incidents involving cyber systems.


Roll Calls

2020-03-03 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-03-02 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (Y: 38 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-27 - Senate - Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology (12-Y 0-N) (Y: 11 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-31 - House - House: VOTE: Passage (94-Y 4-N) (Y: 93 N: 4 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-27 - House - House: Reported from Communications, Technology and Innovation (22-Y 0-N) (Y: 22 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-20 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N) (Y: 7 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-03-27 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0483)
2020-03-27 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 483 (effective 7/1/20)
2020-03-12 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
2020-03-12HouseEnrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
2020-03-06SenateSigned by President
2020-03-06HouseSigned by Speaker
2020-03-06HouseBill text as passed House and Senate (HB1082ER)
2020-03-03SenatePassed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
2020-03-03SenateRead third time
2020-03-02SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
2020-02-27SenateReported from General Laws and Technology (12-Y 0-N)
2020-02-03SenateReferred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
2020-02-03SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2020-01-31HouseVOTE: Passage (94-Y 4-N)
2020-01-31HouseRead third time and passed House (94-Y 4-N)
2020-01-30HouseRead second time and engrossed
2020-01-29HouseRead first time
2020-01-27HouseReported from Communications, Technology and Innovation (22-Y 0-N)
2020-01-20HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
2020-01-16HouseAssigned CT & I sub: Communications
2020-01-07HouseReferred to Committee on Communications, Technology and Innovation
2020-01-07HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102213D

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