Foreign business entities; must register with State and State Corporation Commission. (HB1490)

Introduced By

Del. Lacey Putney (I-Bedford)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Foreign business entities; failure to register. Bars the successor to a foreign limited liability company, business trust or limited partnership that transacted business in the Commonwealth without registering in the Commonwealth, and the assignee of a cause of action arising out of that business, from maintaining a proceeding based on that cause of action in any court until the foreign business entity or its successor has registered with the State Corporation Commission. Similar prohibitions currently exist with respect to foreign stock and nonstock corporations. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/17/2008Presented and ordered printed 080126696
01/17/2008Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/23/2008Impact statement from SCC (HB1490)
01/24/2008Reported from Commerce and Labor (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2008Read first time
01/29/2008Read second time and engrossed
01/30/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/30/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2008Communicated to Senate
01/31/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2008Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/25/2008Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2008Read third time
02/28/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/03/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1490ER)
03/03/2008Impact statement from SCC (HB1490ER)
03/04/2008Signed by Speaker
03/04/2008Signed by President
03/10/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 523 (effective 7/1/08)
03/17/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0523)