Real Estate Board; requirements for licensure, allows broker to enter into a voluntary program. (HB963)

Introduced By

Del. Jackson Miller (R-Manassas)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation; Real Estate Board; regulation of business brokers.  Establishes a voluntary compliance program within the Real Estate Board to allow certain real estate brokers to bring practices, policies and procedures into compliance with applicable laws and regulations. In addition, the bill provides for the Real Estate Board to establish minimum education requirements for licensure by reciprocity. The bill also provides for the licensure of persons providing business broker services in the Commonwealth with the regulatory program to be administered by the Director of the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102070D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/25/2010Assigned GL sub: #4 Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process
02/09/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
02/11/2010Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2010Committee substitute printed 10105104D-H1
02/14/2010Read first time
02/15/2010Read second time
02/15/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105104D-H1
02/15/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB963H1
02/16/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/16/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/2010Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/24/2010Reported from General Laws and Technology (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2010Read third time
03/01/2010Amendment by Senator McEachin agreed to
03/01/2010Reading of amendment waived
03/01/2010Amendment by Senator Puckett agreed to
03/01/2010Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2010Placed on Calendar
03/03/2010Senate amendments rejected by House (4-Y 93-N)
03/03/2010VOTE: --- REJECTED (4-Y 93-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2010Senate insisted on amendments (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2010Senate requested conference committee
03/08/2010House acceded to request
03/09/2010Conferees appointed by Senate
03/09/2010Senators: McEachin, Marsden, Wagner
03/09/2010Conferees appointed by House
03/09/2010Delegates: Miller, J.H., Cosgrove, Ward
03/13/2010Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/13/2010Conference report agreed to by House (95-Y 0-N)
03/13/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/22/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB963ER)
03/22/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB963ER)
03/22/2010Signed by Speaker
03/25/2010Signed by President
04/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 637 (effective 7/1/10)
04/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0637)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 4 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB457.