Facilities; assistance and documentation to person seeking business license, etc. (HB1722)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Head (R-Roanoke) with support from co-patrons Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach), and Del. David Ramadan (R-South Riding)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Assistance and documentation required from localities.  Provides that in any instance in which a person is seeking a business permit, a license, or an application for any similar local government approval from a locality, the locality shall provide documentation and instructions that outline all steps necessary to obtain the permit, license or approval.  The locality shall also specify any further permit, license or other approval that may be required to complete the original project or business activity and shall disclose the expected time required by the locality for the completion of each step of the process to obtain the license, permit or other approval. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


  • 01/08/2013 Committee
  • 01/08/2013 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13103566D
  • 01/08/2013 Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
  • 01/11/2013 Assigned CC & T sub: #1
  • 01/23/2013 Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
  • 01/25/2013 Impact statement from DHCD (HB1722)
  • 02/05/2013 Left in Counties, Cities and Towns