Business entities; reserved names. (HB1563)

Introduced By

Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Business entities; reserved names. Allows the owner of a reserved name for a stock or nonstock corporation, limited liability company, business trust, or limited partnership to use the name for any of these forms of business entity regardless of the business entity type. The measure also deletes from various name reservation statutes the requirement that a business entity designation be included in the application for a reserved name. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15101505D
01/07/2015Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/13/2015Impact statement from SCC (HB1563)
01/15/2015Reported from Commerce and Labor (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2015Read first time
01/20/2015Passed by for the day
01/21/2015Read second time and engrossed
01/22/2015Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
01/22/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
01/23/2015Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/16/2015Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2015Read third time
02/19/2015Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1563ER)
02/25/2015Impact statement from SCC (HB1563ER)
02/25/2015Signed by Speaker
02/26/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/26/2015Signed by President
02/26/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/26/15
02/26/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/23/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 444 (effective 7/1/15)
03/23/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0444)


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 1 minute.