Contractors, Board for; prerequisite for obtaining business license. (HB713)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville) with support from co-patron Del. Albert Pollard (D-Lively)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Business, professional and occupational license (BPOL) tax; verification of state licensure.  Requires the commissioner of the revenue in each locality that imposes the BPOL tax to verify through the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation that every taxpayer seeking a local business license has satisfied the requirements and obtained the state license, when applicable.  The commissioner shall not issue a local business license if the applicant has not have the required state license. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10103117D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on Finance
01/17/2010Impact statement from TAX (HB713)
01/19/2010Assigned Finance sub: #2
01/27/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
02/01/2010Reported from Finance with substitute (19-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2010Committee substitute printed 10104753D-H1
02/02/2010Read first time
02/03/2010Read second time
02/03/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10104753D-H1
02/03/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB713H1
02/04/2010Read third time and passed House (98-Y 1-N)
02/04/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (98-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2010Referred to Committee on Finance
02/18/2010Impact statement from TAX (HB713H1)
02/23/2010Reported from Finance with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2010Committee substitute printed 10105552D-S1
02/24/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2010Read third time
02/25/2010Reading of substitute waived
02/25/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105552D-S1
02/25/2010Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB713S1
02/25/2010Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2010Placed on Calendar
03/01/2010Senate substitute agreed to by House 10105552D-S1 (98-Y 1-N)
03/01/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (98-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB713ER)
03/09/2010Impact statement from TAX (HB713ER)
03/09/2010Signed by Speaker
03/11/2010Signed by President
04/13/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 755 (effective 7/1/10)
04/13/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0755)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.