VA HB5047 | 2020 | 1st Special Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 13-0)
Status: Engrossed on August 28 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-09-25 - Passed by for the day
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Virginia Post-Disaster Anti-Price Gouging Act; manufacturers and distributors. Prohibits any manufacturer or distributor from selling necessary goods or services at an unconscionable price during a declared state of emergency. Under current law, the prohibition does not apply to a manufacturer or distributor unless it advertises its goods or services to consumers.

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Virginia Post-Disaster Anti-Price Gouging Act; manufacturers and distributors.


Roll Calls

2020-09-24 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (35-Y 0-N) (Y: 35 N: 0 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-16 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendment (13-Y 2-N) (Y: 13 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-03 - House - House: VOTE: Passage (54-Y 44-N) (Y: 54 N: 44 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-08-26 - House - House: Reported from Labor and Commerce (13-Y 9-N) (Y: 13 N: 9 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-09-25SenatePassed by for the day
2020-09-25SenateCommittee amendment agreed to
2020-09-25SenateReading of amendment waived
2020-09-25SenateRead third time
2020-09-24SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (35-Y 0-N)
2020-09-16SenateReported from Commerce and Labor with amendment (13-Y 2-N)
2020-09-04SenateReferred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
2020-09-04SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2020-09-03HouseVOTE: Passage (54-Y 44-N)
2020-09-03HouseRead third time and passed House (54-Y 44-N)
2020-08-28HouseRead second time and engrossed
2020-08-27HouseRead first time
2020-08-26HouseReported from Labor and Commerce (13-Y 9-N)
2020-08-17HouseReferred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
2020-08-17HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200223D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
591526(n/a)See Bill Text
591527(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments