VA SB5082 | 2020 | 1st Special Session

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 2-1)
Status: Passed on October 13 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-10-13 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0007)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]

Summary

Certain hospices, home care organizations, private providers, assisted living facilities, and adult day care centers; immunity from civil liability; COVID-19; emergency. Provides that a licensed hospice, home care organization, private provider, assisted living facility, or adult day care center that delivers care to or withholds care from a patient, resident, or person receiving services who is diagnosed as being or is believed to be infected with the COVID-19 virus shall not be liable for any injury or wrongful death of such patient, resident, or person receiving services arising from the delivery or withholding of care when the emergency and subsequent conditions caused by the emergency result in a lack of resources, attributable to the disaster, that render such hospice, home care organization, private provider, assisted living facility, or adult day care center unable to provide the level or manner of care that otherwise would have been required in the absence of the emergency and that resulted in the injury or wrongful death at issue. The bill contains an emergency clause.

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Title

Hospices, certain, home care organizations, etc.; immunity from civil liability, COVID-19.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2020-09-25 - House - House: VOTE: Passage Emergency (87-Y 9-N 1-A) (Y: 87 N: 9 NV: 2 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2020-09-22 - House - House: Reported from Courts of Justice (17-Y 3-N) (Y: 17 N: 3 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-03 - Senate - Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (36-Y 0-N) (Y: 36 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-08-28 - Senate - Senate: Committee substitute reconsidered reconsidered (37-Y 0-N) (Y: 37 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-08-28 - Senate - Senate: Reconsideration of Passed by for the day agreed to (37-Y 0-N) (Y: 37 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-08-26 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Judiciary with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-10-13 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0007)
2020-10-13 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 7 (effective 10/13/20)
2020-10-07 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 14, 2020
2020-10-07SenateEnrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on October 7, 2020
2020-10-02HouseSigned by Speaker
2020-10-02SenateSigned by President
2020-10-02SenateBill text as passed Senate and House (SB5082ER)
2020-10-02HouseEnrolled
2020-09-25HouseVOTE: Passage Emergency (87-Y 9-N 1-A)
2020-09-25HousePassed House (87-Y 9-N)
2020-09-25HouseRead third time
2020-09-24HouseRead second time
2020-09-22HouseReported from Courts of Justice (17-Y 3-N)
2020-09-17HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2020-09-17HouseRead first time
2020-09-17HousePlaced on Calendar
2020-09-03SenateRead third time and passed Senate (36-Y 0-N)
2020-09-02SenateEngrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB5082S1
2020-09-02SenateCommittee substitute agreed to 20201039D-S1
2020-08-28SenatePassed by for the day
2020-08-28SenateCommittee substitute reconsidered (37-Y 0-N)
2020-08-28SenateReconsideration of Passed by for the day agreed to (37-Y 0-N)
2020-08-28SenatePassed by for the day
2020-08-28SenateCommittee substitute agreed to 20201039D-S1
2020-08-28SenateReading of substitute waived
2020-08-28SenateRead second time
2020-08-26SenateRead first time
2020-08-26SenateCommittee substitute printed 20201039D-S1
2020-08-26SenateIncorporates SB5023 (Norment)
2020-08-26SenateReported from Judiciary with substitute (14-Y 0-N)
2020-08-17SenateReferred to Committee on the Judiciary
2020-08-17SenatePrefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 08/18/20 20200757D

Same As/Similar To

SB5023 (Similar To) 2020-08-26 - Incorporated by Judiciary
HB5059 (Same As) 2020-10-13 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0006)

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
801225.03(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

TypeSource
Summaryhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?202+sum+SB5082
Texthttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?202+ful+SB5082+hil
Texthttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?202+ful+SB5082S1+hil
Texthttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?202+ful+SB5082ER+hil
Texthttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?202+ful+CHAP0007+hil
Roll Callhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?202+vot+S03V0049+SB5082
Roll Callhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?202+vot+SV0055SB5082+SB5082
Roll Callhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?202+vot+SV0056SB5082+SB5082
Roll Callhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?202+vot+SV0074SB5082+SB5082
Roll Callhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?202+vot+H08V0037+SB5082
Roll Callhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?202+vot+HV0090+SB5082

Bill Comments

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