General and limited partnerships; updates certain Acts. (HB1792)

Introduced By

Del. Joseph Johnson (D-Abingdon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


General and limited partnerships. Updates the Virginia Uniform Partnership Act and Virginia Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act by (i) providing an execution standard for the filing of an amendment to a certificate of limited partnership that names a new general partner when all previous general partners have withdrawn; (ii) providing a requirement for the inclusion of a limited partnership's identification number in certain documents to be filed in the office of the clerk of the Commission; (iii) aligning annual registration fee assessment provisions with similar provisions applicable to other business entities; (iv) providing that a statement of merger is to be made a part of the records of a general partnership with status as a registered limited liability partnership; and (v) providing that an amendment to change the name or principal office address of a limited partnership in its certificate of limited partnership also operates to automatically change these items in a limited partnership's application for registration as a registered limited liability partnership, if it is so registered with the Commission. The measure also includes technical amendments. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101104D
01/08/2013Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/12/2013Impact statement from SCC (HB1792)
01/15/2013Reported from Commerce and Labor (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2013Read first time
01/18/2013Read first time
01/18/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/21/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (87-Y 0-N)
01/21/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (87-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/22/2013Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/04/2013Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2013Read third time
02/06/2013Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1792ER)
02/11/2013Signed by Speaker
02/12/2013Signed by President
02/12/2013Impact statement from SCC (HB1792ER)
02/20/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 18 (effective 7/1/13)
02/20/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0018)


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 45 seconds.