State Corporation Commission; processing business entity formation documents. (HB859)

Introduced By

Del. Ben Cline (R-Amherst) with support from co-patrons Del. Rich Anderson (R-Woodbridge), Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Sal Iaquinto (R-Virginia Beach), and Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


State Corporation Commission; formation of routine entities.  Requires the State Corporation Commission (SCC), upon the filing of routine articles of incorporation for a stock or nonstock corporation or articles of organization for a limited liability company, both to determine whether the document complies with the requirements of law and whether all required fees have been paid and, if so, to issue the certification of incorporation, within 48 hours following their receipt. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102316D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/04/2010Impact statement from SCC (HB859)
02/11/2010Reported from Commerce and Labor (20-Y 0-N)
02/11/2010Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2010Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/11/2010Committee substitute printed 10105127D-H1
02/16/2010Left in Appropriations

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB966.


anonymous writes:

It is a shame this failed. Would like to see it easier to make a corporation.