Business license or land use authorization, local; conditions of issuance. (SB308)

Introduced By

Sen. Harry Blevins (R-Chesapeake) with support from co-patrons Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon), Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton), and Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Applications for local business license or land use authorization; conditions.  Permits localities to condition issuance of a local business license or land use authorization on payment of any delinquent taxes, fees, or other charges owed by the applicant to the locality. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12
01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100901D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/31/2012Committee substitute printed 12104958D-S1
01/31/2012Reported from Local Government with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2012Read second time
02/03/2012Reading of substitute waived
02/03/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12104958D-S1
02/03/2012Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB308S1
02/06/2012Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Placed on Calendar
02/13/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/20/2012Assigned CC & T sub: #2
02/24/2012Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with amendment (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2012Read second time
02/28/2012Engrossed by House as amended SB308
02/28/2012Read third time
02/28/2012Committee amendment agreed to
02/28/2012Engrossed by House as amended
02/28/2012Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/28/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2012House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2012Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB308ER)
03/06/2012Signed by Speaker
03/08/2012Signed by President
03/21/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 318 (effective 7/1/12)
03/21/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0318)


This bill mentions Norfolk, Richmond.


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: HB842.