VA SB5117 | 2020 | 1st Special Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on September 3 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-09-21 - Reported from Public Safety with amendment (21-Y 1-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Emergency Services and Disaster Law; powers and duties of the Governor; executive orders; penalty. Provides that a violation of an executive order declared by the Governor as the Director of Emergency Management shall be punishable either as a civil penalty of not more than $500 or as a Class 1 misdemeanor. Under current law, the only penalty for such a violation is a Class 1 misdemeanor. The bill also mandates that a violation of an executive order that is punishable as a civil penalty shall be charged by summons and may be executed by a law-enforcement officer when such violation is observed by the officer. The proceeds of any such civil penalty that is imposed shall be paid and collected only in lawful money of the United States and paid into the state treasury to the credit of the Literary Fund.

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Title

Emergency Services and Disaster Law; powers and duties of the Governor, executive orders, penalty.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2020-09-21 - House - House: Reported from Public Safety with amendment (21-Y 1-N) (Y: 21 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-04 - Senate - Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (21-Y 17-N) (Y: 21 N: 17 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-08-31 - Senate - Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology (9-Y 5-N) (Y: 9 N: 5 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-08-27 - Senate - Senate: Failed to report (defeated) in General Laws and Technology (7-Y 7-N) (Y: 7 N: 7 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-09-21HouseReported from Public Safety with amendment (21-Y 1-N)
2020-09-17HouseReferred to Committee on Public Safety
2020-09-17HouseRead first time
2020-09-17HousePlaced on Calendar
2020-09-04SenateRead third time and passed Senate (21-Y 17-N)
2020-09-03SenateRead second time and engrossed
2020-09-02SenateRead first time
2020-08-31SenateReported from General Laws and Technology (9-Y 5-N)
2020-08-31SenateReconsidered by General Laws and Technology
2020-08-27SenateFailed to report (defeated) in General Laws and Technology (7-Y 7-N)
2020-08-19SenateReferred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
2020-08-19SenatePresented and ordered printed 20200839D

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Bill Comments

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