VA SB5083 | 2020 | 1st Special Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Passed on October 21 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-10-21 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0009)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


School boards; websites; COVID-19 virus mitigation plan; emergency. Requires each school board to post in a publicly accessible and conspicuous location on its website the plan outlining its strategies for mitigating the spread and public health risk of the COVID-19 virus, consistent with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Virginia Department of Health mitigation recommendations, that the school board is required to submit to the Department of Education before reopening schools in accordance with Phase II and III guidelines pursuant to the June 8, 2020, order of the State Health Commissioner. The bill contains an emergency clause.

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School boards; board required to post on its website the COVID-19 virus mitigation plan.


Roll Calls

2020-10-02 - Senate - Senate: House amendment agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (Y: 38 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-29 - House - House: VOTE: Passage (98-Y 0-N) (Y: 98 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-17 - House - House: Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (Y: 22 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-08-27 - Senate - Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (34-Y 0-N) (Y: 34 N: 0 NV: 6 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-08-20 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-08-19 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Education and Health (14-Y 0-N) (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-10-21 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0009)
2020-10-21 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 9 (effective 10/21/20)
2020-10-14 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 21, 2020
2020-10-14SenateEnrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on October 14, 2020
2020-10-07HouseSigned by Speaker
2020-10-07SenateSigned by President
2020-10-07SenateBill text as passed Senate and House (SB5083ER)
2020-10-02SenateHouse amendment agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)
2020-09-29HouseVOTE: Passage (98-Y 0-N)
2020-09-29HousePassed House with amendment (98-Y 0-N)
2020-09-29HouseEngrossed by House as amended
2020-09-29HouseAmendment by Delegate Wilt agreed to
2020-09-29HouseRead third time
2020-09-25HousePassed by for the day
2020-09-25HouseRead third time
2020-09-24HouseRead second time
2020-09-17HouseReported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N)
2020-09-17HouseReferred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
2020-09-17HouseRead first time
2020-09-17HousePlaced on Calendar
2020-08-27SenateRead third time and passed Senate (34-Y 0-N)
2020-08-26SenateRead second time and engrossed
2020-08-20SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2020-08-19SenateReported from Education and Health (14-Y 0-N)
2020-08-17SenateReferred to Committee on Education and Health
2020-08-17SenatePrefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 08/18/20 20200733D

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