VA SJR61 | 2014 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Passed on February 19 2014 - 100% progression
Action: 2014-02-19 - Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ61ER)
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Study; strategies for preventing and mitigating potential damages caused by geomagnetic disturbances and electromagnetic pulses; report. Directs the Joint Commission on Technology and Science (JCOTS) to study the nature and magnitude of potential threats caused by geomagnetic disturbances and electromagnetic pulses, examine the Commonwealth's vulnerabilities to such threats, and recommend strategies to protect the Commonwealth's infrastructure from geomagnetic disturbances and electromagnetic pulses. The resolution requests that JCOTS report its findings and recommendations no later than the first day of the 2015 Regular Session.

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Geomagnetic disturbances & electromagnetic pulses; joint commission to study preventing damages.


Roll Calls

2014-02-19 - House - House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (Y: 100 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2014-02-17 - House - House: Reported from Science and Technology (22-Y 0-N) (Y: 22 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2014-02-11 - Senate - Senate: Reading waived (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2014-02-10 - Senate - Senate: Reading waived (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2014-02-19SenateBill text as passed Senate and House (SJ61ER)
2014-02-19HouseVOTE: BLOCK VOTE ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N)
2014-02-19HouseAgreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
2014-02-19HouseTaken up
2014-02-17HouseReported from Science and Technology (22-Y 0-N)
2014-02-13HouseReferred to Committee on Science and Technology
2014-02-13HousePlaced on Calendar
2014-02-11SenateAgreed to by Senate by voice vote
2014-02-11SenateReading waived (40-Y 0-N)
2014-02-11SenateRead second time and engrossed
2014-02-10SenateReading waived (40-Y 0-N)
2014-02-07SenateReported from Rules by voice vote
2014-01-07SenateReferred to Committee on Rules
2014-01-07SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100988D


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