Bill Tracking 2020 Session

The General Assembly convened on January 8th, 2020 for a long (60 day) session.

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Below is a the status of bills related to emergency services as of February 21, 2020.

To look at additional information related to any bill click on any blue text.

Bill Number – Brings up a summary of the bill as introduced and a place to view the full text of the bill as to what committee it has been assigned to and the current status.

Patron – View information on the patron of the bill. Includes contact information, committee assignments and a list of legislation sponsored as either patron or co-patron.

Committee –  View membership of the committee, when the committee meets, status of all bills referred to the committee and any subcommittees.

This list will be updated regularly during the session.

Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 44 – Brewer – Workers’ compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (H) Incorporated by Labor and Commerce (HB783-Askew) 01/23/20
HB 51 – Knight – Line of Duty Act; eligible dependents. (H) Committee on Appropriations


(S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations

(S) Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) 02/20/20
HB 52 – Knight – Workers’ compensation; occupational disease presumption, emergency medical technicians. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (H) Left in Labor and Commerce 02/11/20
HB 121 – Carroll Foy – Workers’ compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (H) Incorporated by Labor and Commerce (HB783-Askew) 01/23/20
HB 169 – Tyler – Workers’ compensation; occupational disease presumption, correctional officers. (H) Committee on Appropriations


(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) 02/20/20
HB 429 – Scott – Toll facilities; free use by teachers, firefighters, and emergency medical services personnel. (H) Committee on Transportation (H) Left in Transportation 02/11/20
HB 438 – Heretick – Workers’ compensation; post-traumatic stress disorder, law-enforcement officers and firefighters. (H) Committee on Appropriations


(S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations

(S) Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations 02/17/20
HB 670 – Cole, M.L. – USBC &SFPC; proposal for changes to the Codes to address active shooters or hostile threats. (H) Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns


(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology

(H) Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB670ER) 02/21/20
HB 766 – LaRock – Income tax, state; subtractions for volunteer firefighters, etc. (H) Committee on Finance (H) Left in Finance 02/11/20
HB 783 – Askew – Workers’ compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. (H) Committee on Appropriations


(S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations

(S) Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations 02/17/20
HB 991 – Reid – Firefighting equipment; weight limitation on interstate. (H) Committee on Transportation


(S) Committee on Transportation

(S) Referred to Committee on Transportation 01/28/20
HB 1397 – Robinson – Income tax, state; subtractions for volunteer firefighters, etc. (H) Committee on Finance (H) Left in Finance 02/11/20
HB 1600 – Edmunds – Volunteer firefighters and emergency medical services providers; leaves of absence from work. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (H) Left in Labor and Commerce 02/11/20
HB 1690 – Keam – Charitable gaming; increase in certain maximum allowable prize amounts. (H) Committee on General Laws


(S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations

(S) Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations 02/19/20
SB 9 – Saslaw – Workers’ compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce


(S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations

(H) Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce 02/18/20
SB 58 – Cosgrove – Workers’ compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor (S) Incorporated by Commerce and Labor (SB9-Saslaw) (15-Y 0-N) 01/13/20
SB 141 – Stuart – Building and fire codes; notice requirements. (S) Committee on General Laws and Technology (S) Stricken at request of Patron in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) 01/22/20
SB 172 – Favola – Health insurance; definitions, payment to out-of-network providers, emergency services. (H) Committee on Appropriations


(S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations

(H) Referred to Committee on Appropriations 02/18/20
SB 199 – Barker – Charitable gaming; removes restrictions regarding the number of calendar days that may be conducted. (H) Committee on Appropriations


(S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations

(H) Assigned App. sub: Commerce Agriculture & Natural Resources 02/21/20
SB 333 – Stuart – USBC &SFPC; proposal for changes to the Codes to address active shooters or hostile threats. (H) Committee on General Laws


(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology

(H) Reported from General Laws (21-Y 0-N) 02/20/20
SB 381 – McPike – Workers’ compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor (S) Incorporated by Commerce and Labor (SB9-Saslaw) (15-Y 0-N) 01/13/20
SB 465 – Reeves – Volunteer or nonprofit organizations, certain; donation by locality of in-kind resources. (H) Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns


(S) Committee on Local Government

(H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N) 02/20/20
SB 531 – Vogel – Workers’ compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor (S) Incorporated by Commerce and Labor (SB9-Saslaw) (15-Y 0-N) 01/13/20
SB 561 – Vogel – Workers’ compensation; post-traumatic stress disorder, law-enforcement officers and firefighters. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce


(S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations

(H) Read second time 02/20/20
SB 924 – Cosgrove – Workers’ compensation; post-traumatic stress disorder, law-enforcement officers and firefighters. (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor (S) Incorporated by Commerce and Labor (SB561-Vogel) (15-Y 0-N) 01/13/20
SB 1065 – DeSteph – State-owned structures; DGS to determine which structures are high-risk. (H) Committee on General Laws


(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology

(H) Referred to Committee on General Laws 02/18/20