Spouses of military service members; reduces application review period for temporary licenses. (HB1247)

Introduced By

Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-Fairfax Station) with support from co-patron Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Professions and occupations; expedited review; applications of spouses of military service members. Reduces from 30 to 20 days the allowable application review period after which a regulatory board within the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation or the Department of Health or any board named in Title 54.1 will be required to issue a temporary license to certain military spouses while the board completes its review. The bill amends a provision that is scheduled to become effective on July 1, 2014 Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/17/2014Presented and ordered printed 14103560D
01/17/2014Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/24/2014Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
01/28/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB1247)
02/04/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/06/2014Reported from General Laws (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2014Read first time
02/10/2014Read second time and engrossed
02/11/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2014Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/24/2014Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N)
02/26/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
02/27/2014Read third time
02/27/2014Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/04/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1247ER)
03/04/2014Signed by Speaker
03/05/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB1247ER)
03/07/2014Signed by President
04/04/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 602 (effective 7/1/14)
04/04/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0602)


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 2 minutes.