Bill Tracking 2019 Session

The General Assembly convened on January 9th, 2019 for a short session.

Here are a list of bills related to emergency services as of January 18th.

Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 1706 – Kory – Workers’ compensation; declares PTSD suffered by a first responder as an occupational disease, etc. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor (H) Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #2 01/10/19
HB 1725 – Knight – Public school building security enhancements; compliance with Uniform Statewide Building Code, etc. (H) Committee on Education (H) Read first time 01/18/19
HB 1732 – O’Quinn – School safety procedures; emergency situations, annual training. (H) Committee on Education (H) Read first time 01/18/19
HB 1737 – Wright – School crisis, emergency management, and medical emergency response plans; development and review. (H) Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety (H) Assigned MPPS sub: Subcommittee #2 01/15/19
HB 1753 – Sickles – School buildings; electronic room partitions, safety devices. (H) Committee on Education (H) Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #1 01/11/19
HB 1776 – Cole – Tannerite; prohibition or regulation by localities. (H) Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns (H) Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #1 01/14/19
HB 1804 – Hugo – Workers’ compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. (H) Committee on Appropriations (H) Assigned App. sub: Compensation & Retirement 01/18/19
HB 1966 – Yancey – Uniform Statewide Building Code; issuance of building permits. (H) Committee on General Laws (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 1-N) 01/17/19
HB 1999 – Price – Emergency Management, Department of; responsibilities of political subdivisions. (H) Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety (H) Assigned MPPS sub: Subcommittee #2 01/15/19
HB 2093 – Guzman – Virginia Fire Services Board; changes membership. (H) Committee on General Laws (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N) 01/17/19
HB 2263 – Krizek – Firefighters and Emergency Medical Technicians Procedural Guarantee Act; breach of procedures. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #2 01/14/19
HB 2364 – Knight – Agritourism; amends definition relating to wedding venues. (H) Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (H) Assigned ACNR sub: Subcommittee #1 01/16/19
HB 2394 – Lopez – Product safety; flame retardants, penalty. (H) Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (H) Assigned ACNR sub: Subcommittee #2 01/16/19
HB 2522 – Fowler – Alcoholic beverage control; annual mixed beverage special events licences, etc. (H) Committee on General Laws (H) Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3 01/16/19
HB 2762 – Bulova – Firefighting foam management; VDFP to assist local municipal fire departments, etc. (H) Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (H) Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources 01/17/19
SB 1030 – Cosgrove – Workers’ compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. (S) Committee on Finance (S) Incorporates SB1528 (Vogel) 01/14/19
SB 1411 – Mason – Burn buildings; change in terminology. (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor (S) Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) 01/18/19
SB 1625 – McPike – Statewide Fire Prevention Code; changes definition of permissible fireworks. (S) Committee on General Laws and Technology (S) Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology 01/09/19
SB 1641 – Boysko – Driver privilege cards; penalty. (S) Committee on Transportation (S) Referred to Committee on Transportation 01/09/19

Thank you Delegate Les Adams and Senator Frank Ruff for submitting these budget amendments that will provide $246,000 to match the money that has been individually contributed to VOLSAP.

View the VOLSAP Budget amendments from the links below:

 https://budget.lis.virginia.gov/amendment/2019/1/HB1700/Introduced/MR/486/1h/

 https://budget.lis.virginia.gov/amendment/2019/1/SB1100/Introduced/MR/486/2s/