VA SB5008 | 2020 | 1st Special Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)
Status: Introduced on July 31 2020 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2020-08-27 - Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (8-Y 6-N)
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 45 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 45 days during which the rule, regulation, or order is effective, the Governor 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.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2020-08-27 - Senate - Senate: Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (8-Y 6-N) (Y: 8 N: 6 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-08-27 - Senate - Senate: Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology with letter (8-Y 6-N) (Y: 8 N: 6 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-08-27SenatePassed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (8-Y 6-N)
2020-07-31SenateReferred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
2020-07-31SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200358D

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