Professional and Occupational Regulation, Department of; issuance of temporary licenses, etc. (HB792)

Introduced By

Del. Jim LeMunyon (R-Oak Hill) with support from co-patrons Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), and Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Foreign business entities; temporary certificates.  Establishes a mechanism for the State Corporation Commission to issue a temporary certificate of authority to transact business in the Commonwealth to a foreign stock or nonstock corporation that (i) has applied for a certificate of authority to transact business and paid the applicable fee and (ii) is in good standing in the state where it is incorporated. The temporary certificate shall be issued without additional charge and shall be valid for 30 days or until the Commission has issued the permanent certificate, whichever occurs first. A similar provision is established for foreign limited liability companies. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10103970D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/28/2010Impact statement from SCC (HB792)
02/09/2010Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2010Committee substitute printed 10104840D-H1
02/11/2010Read first time
02/12/2010Read second time
02/12/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10104840D-H1
02/12/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB792H1
02/15/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/15/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/16/2010Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/24/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB792H1)
02/24/2010Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendment (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2010Read third time
03/01/2010Reading of amendment waived
03/01/2010Committee amendment agreed to
03/01/2010Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/01/2010Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2010Placed on Calendar
03/03/2010Senate amendment agreed to by House (96-Y 0-N)
03/03/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB792ER)
03/10/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB792ER)
03/11/2010Signed by Speaker
03/13/2010Signed by President
04/08/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 280 (effective 7/1/10)
04/08/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0280)


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.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB739 and SB474.