Virginia Business One Stop electronic portal program; participation by State Corporation Commission. (HB167)

Introduced By

Del. David Ramadan (R-South Riding) with support from co-patron Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Business One Stop electronic portal program; participation by State Corporation Commission. Advances the date, from June 30, 2018, to June 30, 2017, by which the State Corporation Commission is required to fully integrate processes and forms into the Business Permitting Center administered by the Department of Business Assistance and to process all forms within 48 business hours from the time the applicant submits the form electronically. The bill also requires the Commission, by December 1, 2014, to implement a hyperlink from its website to the Center that will facilitate the collection by the Center of a user's information to populate any forms that will be required to be completed at a future date. Biannual progress reports are to be provided to the Secretary of Commerce and Trade, who is directed to oversee the implementation of these provisions. Representatives of the Commission, the Department, and the Secretary are directed to meet no less frequently than monthly to further the collaboration to identify, develop, and implement enhancements to the Business One Stop and eFile systems to provide for an improved citizen experience. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/21/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102413D
12/21/2013Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/16/2014Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #1
01/24/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB167)
01/28/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (10-Y 0-N)
01/30/2014Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2014Committee substitute printed 14104483D-H1
02/03/2014Read first time
02/04/2014Read second time
02/04/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104483D-H1
02/04/2014Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB167H1
02/04/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB167H1)
02/05/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
02/05/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2014Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/24/2014Reported from Commerce and Labor (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
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 (HB167ER)
03/04/2014Signed by Speaker
03/05/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB167ER)
03/07/2014Signed by President
04/07/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 758 (effective 7/1/14)
04/07/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0758)