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CS/SB 1924: Emergency Management Powers of Political Subdivisions

GENERAL BILL by Community Affairs ; Diaz

Emergency Management Powers of Political Subdivisions; Specifying that a political subdivision has the burden of proving the proper exercise of its police power in the issuance of certain emergency orders; authorizing the Governor or the Legislature to invalidate emergency measures issued by a political subdivision under specified conditions; providing for the automatic expiration of emergency orders issued by a political subdivision; authorizing the extension of such orders if certain conditions are met; prohibiting a political subdivision from issuing a subsequent order for the same emergency that is substantially similar to the expired order, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Rules
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/1/2021 Senate • Filed
3/4/2021 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security; Rules -SJ 214
3/10/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 214
3/11/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 03/16/21, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Building
3/16/2021 Senate • CS by Community Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 3 -SJ 272
3/17/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security
3/18/2021 Senate • CS by Community Affairs read 1st time -SJ 279
3/25/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security, 03/30/21, 12:30 pm, 37 Senate Building
3/30/2021 Senate • Favorable by Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security; YEAS 4 NAYS 3 -SJ 342
• Now in Rules
4/6/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/06/21, 9:30 am, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
4/30/2021 Senate • Died in Rules