Precious metals dealers; chief law-enforcement officer may waive permit fee for retail merchants. (SB95)

Introduced By

Sen. Dick Black (R-Leesburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Precious metals dealers; retail merchants; exemption. Exempts purchases of precious metals or gems by a retail merchant from the statutory requirements of precious metals dealers, provided (i) the retail merchant has a permanent place of business and (ii) the purchases of precious metals or gems do not exceed five percent of the retail merchant's total business revenue. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/26/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101940D
12/26/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/13/2014Passed by for the day in General Laws and Technology (12-Y 0-N)
01/27/2014Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (14-Y 0-N)
01/27/2014Committee substitute printed 14104422D-S1
01/29/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
01/30/2014Read second time
01/30/2014Reading of substitute waived
01/30/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104422D-S1
01/30/2014Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB95S1
01/31/2014Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/07/2014Placed on Calendar
02/07/2014Read first time
02/07/2014Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/25/2014Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2014Read second time
02/28/2014Read third time
02/28/2014Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/28/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2014Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB95ER)
03/05/2014Signed by Speaker
03/06/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB95ER)
03/08/2014Signed by President
04/04/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 611 (effective 7/1/14)
04/04/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0611)