Contractors, Board for; exemptions, responsibility for contracting with unlicensed person. (HB1979)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville) with support from co-patron Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Board for Contractors; Class D registration; responsibility for contracting with unlicensed or unregistered person. Defines a Class D contractor and requires a Class D contractor to be registered by the Board for Contractors. The bill also (i) provides that any contractor who directly employs, or otherwise contracts with, a person who is not licensed or registered by the Board for Contractors for work requiring a contractor's license or registration shall be solely responsible for any monetary penalty or other sanction resulting from employing or contracting with an unlicensed or unregistered person based upon such person's failure to obtain or maintain the required license or registration; (ii) requires the Board for Contractors to adopt regulations implementing these provisions on or before October 1, 2017; and (iii) provides that the initial regulations of the Board for Contractors are exempt from the provisions of the Administrative Process Act but that any subsequent modification to such regulations shall comply with the Administrative Process Act. Amends § 54.1-1100, § 54.1-1102, § 54.1-1103, § 54.1-1109, § 54.1-1114, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/10/2017Committee
01/10/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103721D
01/10/2017Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/16/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1979)
01/16/2017Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
01/19/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
01/24/2017Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2017Committee substitute printed 17104570D-H1
01/26/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1979H1)
01/26/2017Read first time
01/27/2017Read second time
01/27/2017Committee substitute agreed to 17104570D-H1
01/27/2017Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1979H1
01/30/2017Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/30/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2017Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/06/2017Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendment (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2017Read third time
02/09/2017Reading of amendment waived
02/09/2017Committee amendment agreed to
02/09/2017Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/09/2017Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2017Placed on Calendar
02/13/2017Senate amendment agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
02/13/2017VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2017Enrolled
02/14/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1979ER)
02/14/2017Signed by Speaker
02/15/2017Signed by President
02/15/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1979ER)
02/15/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/15/17
02/15/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 22, 2017
02/21/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 132 (effective 7/1/17)
02/21/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0132)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 1 minute.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.

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