SB 1378

  • Virginia Senate Bill
  • 2021 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Jan 13, 2021
  • Senate
  • House
  • Governor

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


Emergency Services and Disaster Law; limitationon duration of executive orders. Limits the duration of any rule, regulation, or order issued by the Governor pursuant to his powersunder the Emergency Services and Disaster Law to no more than 30days from the date of issuance. The bill provides that if the GeneralAssembly does not take any action on the rule, regulation, or orderwithin the 30 days during which the rule, regulation, or order iseffective, the Governor may once again issue the same rule, regulation,or order but shall thereafter be prohibited from issuing the sameor 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.

Bill Sponsors (1)



Feb 06, 2021


Left in General Laws and Technology

Jan 15, 2021


Impact statement from DPB (SB1378)

Jan 13, 2021


Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101143D


Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101143D HTML

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Impact Statement: SB1378F122.PDF PDF


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