Auctioneers; exemption from licensure. (HB184)

Introduced By

Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patrons Del. Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Jay Leftwich (R-Chesapeake), Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach), and Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Auctioneers; exemption from licensure. Requires an organization to be a charitable organization granted tax-exempt status under 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code in order to be exempt from licensure as an auctioneer or auction firm for sales, not exceeding one sale per year, by or on behalf of the organization. The current exemption does not specify that the organization be charitable and granted tax-exempt status. Amends § 54.1-601, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/23/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101884D
12/23/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/09/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB184)
01/10/2014Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
01/23/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
01/28/2014Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2014Read first time
01/31/2014Read second time and engrossed
02/03/2014Read third time and passed House (97-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/03/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/04/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2014Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/10/2014Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N)
02/11/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/12/2014Read third time
02/12/2014Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/17/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB184ER)
02/17/2014Signed by Speaker
02/18/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB184ER)
02/19/2014Signed by President
02/27/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 21 (effective 7/1/14)
02/27/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0021)


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 40 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB202.