VA SB5001 | 2020 | 1st Special Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)
Status: Introduced on July 17 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-07-17 - Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
Pending: Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

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 regular session of the General Assembly.

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Title

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

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-07-17SenateReferred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
2020-07-17SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200129D

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