Administrative Process Act; legislative review of regulations. (HB1899)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Administrative Process Act; legislative review of regulations. Extends the period during which the relevant standing committee of both houses of the General Assembly or the Joint Commission on Administrative Rules may transmit, with the Governor's concurrence, a statement directing the suspension of the effective date of a portion or all of a final regulation. Under current law, the statement must be filed within the 30-day final adoption period. The bill provides that if the promulgating agency has specified a later effective date, the statement may be transmitted at any time prior to the specified later effective date. The bill also includes technical amendments. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100074D
01/13/2015Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/16/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1899)
01/20/2015Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
01/29/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
02/03/2015Reported from General Laws (19-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2015Read first time
02/06/2015Read second time and engrossed
02/09/2015Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
02/09/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2015Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/16/2015Reported from General Laws and Technology (12-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 (HB1899ER)
02/25/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1899ER)
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 450 (effective 7/1/15)
03/23/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0450)