Board for Architects, Professional Engineer, Land Surveyor, etc.; licensure of landscape architects. (SB940)

Introduced By

Sen. John Watkins (R-Midlothian)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects; licensure of landscape architects; penalty. Requires the licensure of landscape architects by the Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects effective July 1, 2010. Currently landscape architects are required to be certified by the Board. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 092335348
01/07/2009Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/16/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB940)
01/28/2009Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2009Committee substitute printed 092417348-S1
01/30/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2009Read second time
02/02/2009Reading of substitute waived
02/02/2009Committee substitute agreed to 092417348-S1
02/02/2009Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB940S1
02/03/2009Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2009Placed on Calendar
02/11/2009Read first time
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/16/2009Assigned GL sub: Professions/Occupations/Administrative Process
02/17/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
02/19/2009Reported from General Laws with substitute (19-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2009Committee substitute printed 091855348-H1
02/23/2009Read second time
02/24/2009Read third time
02/24/2009Committee substitute agreed to 091855348-H1
02/24/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB940H1
02/24/2009Passed House with substitute (93-Y 6-N)
02/24/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (93-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009House substitute agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009Title replaced 091855348-H1
03/04/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB940ER)
03/05/2009Signed by President
03/06/2009Signed by Speaker
03/11/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB940ER)
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 309 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0309)