Minority Business Enterprise, Dept. of; definitions to include individual who is U.S. citizen, etc. (HB2672)

Introduced By

Del. Charniele Herring (D-Alexandria) with support from 32 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Kris Amundson (D-Mount Vernon), Del. Mamye BaCote (D-Newport News), Del. William Barlow (D-Smithfield), Del. Joe Bouchard (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Bob Brink (D-Arlington), Del. Chuck Caputo (D-Oak Hill), Del. Al Eisenberg (D-Arlington), Del. David Englin (D-Alexandria), Del. Frank Hall (D-Richmond), Del. Algie Howell (D-Norfolk), Del. Bob Hull (D-Falls Church), Del. Joseph Johnson (D-Abingdon), Del. Bobby Mathieson (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond), Del. Ken Melvin (D-Portsmouth), Del. Paula Miller (D-Norfolk), Del. Paul Nichols (D-Woodbridge), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. David Poisson (D-Sterling), Del. Jim Shuler (D-Blacksburg), Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria), Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville), Del. Roslyn Tyler (D-Jarratt), Del. Margi Vanderhye (D-McLean), Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale), Sen. Kenneth Alexander (D-Norfolk), Sen. Roz Dance (D-Petersburg), Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac), Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke), Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond), Sen. Joe Morrissey (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Minority Business Enterprise. Clarifies that small, women-owned, and minority-owned businesses must be comprised of individuals who are U.S. citizens or legal resident aliens, and that both the management and daily business operations are conducted by such individuals. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/30/2009Unanimous consent to introduce
01/30/2009Presented and ordered printed 091826534
01/30/2009Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/02/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2672)
02/04/2009Assigned GL sub: FOIA
02/04/2009Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
02/06/2009Reported from General Laws with substitute (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2009Committee substitute printed 091849584-H1
02/08/2009Read first time
02/09/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2672H1)
02/09/2009Read second time
02/09/2009Committee substitute agreed to 091849584-H1
02/09/2009Substitute bill reprinted 091849584-H1
02/09/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2672H1
02/10/2009Read third time and passed House (92-Y 6-N 1-A)
02/10/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (92-Y 6-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/11/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/18/2009Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (8-Y 4-N 2-A) (see vote tally)
02/18/2009Committee substitute printed 091851534-S1
02/20/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009Passed by for the day
02/24/2009Read third time
02/24/2009Reading of substitute waived
02/24/2009Committee substitute agreed to 091851534-S1
02/24/2009Reading of amendment waived
02/24/2009Amendment by Senator Locke agreed to
02/24/2009Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment HB2672S1
02/24/2009Passed Senate with substitute with amendment (37-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009Placed on Calendar
02/25/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2672S1)
02/26/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (0-Y 95-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/26/2009Senate substitute with amendment rejected by House (0-Y 95-N 1-A)
02/26/2009VOTE: --- REJECTED (0-Y 95-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/26/2009Senate receded from substitute with amendment (37-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2672ER)
03/09/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2672ER)
03/10/2009Signed by President
03/11/2009Signed by Speaker
03/30/2009Governor's recommendation received by House
03/30/2009Governor's substitute printed 092459802-H2
04/07/2009Placed on Calendar
04/08/2009House rejected Governor's recommendation (47-Y 48-N 1-A)
04/08/2009VOTE: --- REJECTED (47-Y 48-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
04/08/2009Communicated to Governor
05/06/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 869 (effective 7/1/09)
05/06/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0869)