Minority Business Enterprise, Department of; authorizes electronic certification process. (HB996)

Introduced By

Del. Margaret Ransone (R-Kinsale) with support from co-patrons Del. Barbara Comstock (R-McLean), Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville), and Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Minority Business Enterprise; electronic certification process. Authorizes the Department of Minority Business Enterprise to accept applications for certification as a small, women-owned, and minority-owned businesses through electronic means. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103758D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee on Science and Technology
01/23/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB996)
01/25/2012Reported from Science and Technology (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2012Read first time
01/27/2012Read second time and engrossed
01/30/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/30/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2012Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/03/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB996)
02/20/2012Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Read third time
02/23/2012Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB996)
02/29/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB996ER)
02/29/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB996ER)
02/29/2012Signed by Speaker
03/01/2012Signed by President
03/09/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB996)
03/09/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB996ER)
04/04/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 529 (effective 7/1/12)
04/04/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0529)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 55 seconds.