Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, etc.; limitation of liability contract clauses. (SB104)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects; limitation of liability contract clauses.  Allows design professionals to include limitation of liability clauses in contracts to perform services. Amends § 54.1-411, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/06/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100901D
01/06/2010Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/20/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB104)
01/20/2010Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2010Read second time and engrossed
01/26/2010Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2010Placed on Calendar
02/03/2010Read first time
02/03/2010Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/23/2010Reported from General Laws with amendment (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2010Read second time
02/25/2010Read third time
02/25/2010Committee amendment agreed to
02/25/2010Engrossed by House as amended
02/25/2010Passed House with amendment (93-Y 3-N 3-A)
02/25/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (93-Y 3-N 3-A) (see vote tally)
03/01/2010House amendment agreed to by Senate (36-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB104ER)
03/08/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB104ER)
03/08/2010Signed by President
03/08/2010Signed by Speaker
04/07/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 206 (effective 7/1/10)
04/07/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0206)


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.