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SB20B-005

Disaster Emergency Duration Limit

Concerning a requirement that a state of disaster emergency declared by the governor expire after sixty days unless the general assembly extends or authorizes the governor to extend the state of disaster emergency.
Session:
2020 Extraordinary Session
Subjects:
General Assembly
Public Health
State Government
Bill Summary

The bill limits the duration of a state of disaster emergency declared by the governor to 60 days unless the general assembly, by adopting a joint resolution, extends the duration of the state of disaster emergency or authorizes the governor to extend the duration of the state of disaster emergency for a period or subject to conditions specified in the joint resolution.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Lost

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Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Sen. J. Sonnenberg
Rep. R. Holtorf

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