2023 Session

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VDEM - Extreme Heat Emergency Response Plan (language only)

Item 415 #1s

Item 415 #1s

Public Safety and Homeland Security
Department of Emergency Management


Page 509, after line 8, insert:

"G. The Department of Emergency Management shall develop a comprehensive extreme heat emergency response plan as part of its comprehensive emergency management planning by November 1, 2023. To develop the plan, the Department shall convene a workgroup of state and local partners, including, but not limited to, state and local emergency managers, first responders, and federal, private sector and non-profit partners, as well as others deemed appropriate by the Department.)


(This amendment provides language that directs the Department of Emergency Management to convene a workgroup to develop a comprehensive extreme heat emergency response plan. This amendment is a companion to Senate Bill 936.)