Administrative Process Act; removes obsolete exemptions. (HB591)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave) with support from co-patrons Del. Bill Janis (R-Glen Allen), Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke), and Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Administrative Process Act; exemptions.  Removes obsolete exemptions from the Administrative Process Act for the Virginia Medicaid Prior Authorization Advisory Committee, which no longer exists, and a nonstock corporation created by the Commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Affairs, which is not authorized to promulgate regulations. The bill also removes the exemption from the regulatory promulgation process for preliminary program permit fees of the Department of Environmental Quality. Permanent fees have been established by the Department and the exemption is no longer necessary. Amends § 10.1-1308.1, § 2.2-4002, § 2.2-4006, § 28.2-103, § 28.2-1307, § 36-100, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


  • 01/12/2010 Committee
  • 01/12/2010 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101424D
  • 01/12/2010 Referred to Committee on General Laws
  • 01/19/2010 Assigned GL sub: #4 Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process
  • 01/19/2010 Impact statement from DPB (HB591)
  • 01/26/2010 Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
  • 01/28/2010 Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/01/2010 Read first time
  • 02/02/2010 Read second time and engrossed
  • 02/03/2010 Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE(98-Y 0-N)
  • 02/03/2010 Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
  • 02/03/2010 VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/04/2010 Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 02/04/2010 Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
  • 02/17/2010 Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/19/2010 Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/22/2010 Read third time
  • 02/22/2010 Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/22/2010 Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/22/2010 Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/24/2010 Enrolled
  • 02/24/2010 Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB591ER)
  • 02/24/2010 Signed by Speaker
  • 02/25/2010 Signed by President
  • 02/26/2010 Impact statement from DPB (HB591ER)
  • 03/09/2010 G Approved by Governor-Chapter 65 (effective 7/1/10)
  • 03/09/2010 G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0065)