Bill Tracking 2020 Session

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

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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.

Below is a the status of bills related to emergency services as of April 13, 2020.

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

(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0207) 03/10/20
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 presumptions. (H) Committee on Appropriations


(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(G) Governor’s Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020 03/06/20
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

(H) Governor’s recommendation received by House 04/11/20
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

(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0130) 03/04/20
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

(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 498 (effective 7/1/20) 03/27/20
HB 991 – Reid – Firefighting equipment; weight limitation on interstate. (H) Committee on Transportation


(S) Committee on Transportation

(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 975 (effective 7/1/20) 04/09/20
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

(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 980 (effective – see bill) 04/09/20
SB 9 – Saslaw – Workers’ compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce


(S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations

(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 499 (effective 7/1/20) 03/27/20
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

(G) Governor’s Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020 03/17/20
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

(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 568 (effective 7/1/20) 03/31/20
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

(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 533 (effective 7/1/20) 03/31/20
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

(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 440 (effective 7/1/20) 03/25/20
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

(S) Governor’s substitute printed 20110012D-S3 03/12/20
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, report. (H) Committee on Appropriations


(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology

(G) Governor’s Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020 03/17/20