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HB420

Emergency Management, Department of; responsibilities of political subdivisions.

Status:
In Senate

Latest Action: Feb. 24, 2020
House: Impact statement from DPB (HB420S1)

Chief Patron:
Cia Price (D)

Session:
2020 Regular Session

Summary

As introduced. Department of Emergency Management; responsibilities of political subdivisions; provision of emergency preparedness information to individuals with limited English proficiency, disabilities, or other special needs.

Directs the Department of Emergency Management (the Department) to ensure that the model school crisis and emergency management plan developed by the Board of Education in consultation with the Department is designed to include and reach individuals with limited English proficiency, disabilities, and other special needs. The bill also directs the Department to develop an emergency response plan to (i) address the needs of such individuals in the event of a disaster, including the provision of competent interpretation services and translated documents, and (ii) assist and coordinate with local agencies in developing similar emergency response plans for such individuals. The bill requires that every local and interjurisdictional emergency management agency include in its emergency operations plan provisions to ensure that adequate and timely emergency relief assistance, including competent interpretation services and translated documents, is provided to such individuals. The bill requires the governing body of each locality that is required to establish an alert and warning plan to ensure that such plan provides adequate and timely warnings for such individuals. The bill contains technical amendments. (Less)
  • Bill History

  • 01/03/2020 - House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100642D
  • 01/03/2020 - House: Referred to Committee on Public Safety
  • 01/15/2020 - House: Assigned PS sub: Public Safety
  • 01/23/2020 - House: House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
  • 01/23/2020 - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (7-Y 0-N)
  • 01/23/2020 - House: Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
  • 01/24/2020 - House: Reported from Public Safety with amendments (22-Y 0-N)
  • 01/24/2020 - House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
  • 01/24/2020 - House: Assigned App. sub: Transportation & Public Safety
  • 01/25/2020 - House: Impact statement from DHCD/CLG (HB420)
  • 01/27/2020 - House: Impact statement from DPB (HB420)
  • 02/03/2020 - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
  • 02/03/2020 - House: Reported from Appropriations (18-Y 0-N)
  • 02/05/2020 - House: Read first time
  • 02/06/2020 - House: Read second time
  • 02/06/2020 - House: Committee amendments agreed to
  • 02/06/2020 - House: Engrossed by House as amended HB420E
  • 02/06/2020 - House: Printed as engrossed 20100642D-E
  • 02/07/2020 - House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
  • 02/07/2020 - House: VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N)
  • 02/10/2020 - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 02/10/2020 - Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
  • 02/13/2020 - House: Impact statement from DPB (HB420E)
  • 02/19/2020 - Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (15-Y 0-N)
  • 02/19/2020 - Senate: Committee substitute printed 20108688D-S1
  • 02/19/2020 - Senate: Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
  • 02/24/2020 - House: Impact statement from DPB (HB420S1)