Small Business and Supplier Diversity, Department of; certification programs for certain businesses. (HB1530)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville) with support from co-patron Del. Chris Head (R-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; certification of small, women-owned, and minority-owned businesses and employment services organizations; appeals. Removes the exemption from the Administrative Process Act (the Act) currently granted to regulations adopted by the Director of the Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity to implement certification programs for small, women-owned, and minority-owned businesses and employment services organizations. The bill requires that such regulations provide a right to appeal the denial of an initial certification or the revocation of an existing certification as provided in Article 3 ( 2.2-4018 et seq.) of the Act. Read the Bill »


02/21/2017: Passed the Senate


12/27/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100451D
12/27/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/11/2017Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
01/19/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
01/19/2017Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/24/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1530)
01/24/2017Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2017Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/25/2017Assigned App. sub: Commerce, Agriculture, Natural Resources and Technology
01/31/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1530)
02/01/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 1-N)
02/03/2017Reported from Appropriations (19-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2017Read first time
02/06/2017Read second time and engrossed
02/07/2017Read third time and passed House (95-Y 2-N)
02/07/2017VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2017Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/13/2017Rereferred from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2017Rereferred to Finance
02/16/2017Reported from Finance with amendment (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2017Read third time
02/21/2017Reading of amendment waived
02/21/2017Committee amendment agreed to
02/21/2017Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/21/2017Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2017Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2017Placed on Calendar
02/22/2017Senate amendment rejected by House (0-Y 97-N 1-A)
02/22/2017VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 97-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/23/2017Passed by temporarily
02/23/2017Passed by for the day
02/25/2017Failed to pass in House
02/25/2017No further action taken
02/25/2017Failed to pass


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 35 seconds.