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HB 1327 - Authority To Declare Evacuations During Local Disasters And Emergencies - Key Vote

North Dakota Key Votes

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NOTE: A BILL WITH AN EMERGENCY CLAUSE REQUIRES A TWO-THIRDS VOTE OF THE LEGISLATURE FOR THE CLAUSE TO PASS. IF PASSED, THE BILL GOES INTO EFFECT IMMEDIATELY UPON FILING WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE.

Stage Details

Legislation - Bill Failed With Amendment (Senate) (18-29) -

Title: Authority To Declare Evacuations During Local Disasters And Emergencies

Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (53-41) - (Key vote)

Title: Authority to Declare Evacuations During Local Disasters and Emergencies

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill authorizing local managers to declare a mandatory evacuation.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes the designated incident commander to direct, and if necessary compel, partial or total evacuation of a jurisdiction during a disaster or emergency should the incident commander find it necessary for the preservation of life (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that any person who does not obey an evacuation order is guilty of an infraction (Sec. 1).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SECOND READING VOTE TO END DEBATE ON THE BILL AND ADVANCE IT TO THE THIRD READING IN WHICH AN UP-OR-DOWN VOTE FOR PASSAGE WILL OCCUR ONLY IF VOTES CHANGE OR THE THIRD READING OCCURS ON A DIFFERENT LEGISLATIVE DAY.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authority to Declare Evacuations During Local Disasters and Emergencies

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