Private security services businesses; exempts certain employees and representatives from training. (HB1363)

Introduced By

Del. Matt Fariss (R-Rustburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Private security services businesses; exemption. Exempts employees and sales representatives of an electronic security equipment retailer where they (i) sell the equipment at a store location, online, or by telephone, but not at the end user's premises; (ii) are not electronic security technicians; and (iii) do not have access to end user confidential information regarding the end user's electronic security equipment. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/04/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102042D
12/04/2012Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/11/2013Assigned GL sub: #4 Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process
01/15/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/17/2013Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2013Read first time
01/22/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/23/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/23/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/24/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/06/2013Rereferred from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2013Rereferred to General Laws and Technology
02/18/2013Reported from General Laws and Technology (11-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2013Read third time
02/20/2013Passed Senate (37-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1363ER)
02/23/2013Signed by Speaker
02/23/2013Signed by President
02/25/2013Signed by President
03/16/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 411 (effective 7/1/13)
03/16/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0411)


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.


Waldo Jaquith writes:

This is not a good summary of this bill. Virginia requires licensing of folks in the private security business, but they carve out a couple of dozen exceptions. This bill proposes that a new exception be created.