DPOR; regulatory boards within the Department, expiration of regulations. (HB2242)

Introduced By

Del. Jason Miyares (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation; regulatory boards within the Department; expiration of regulations. Requires all (i) final regulations adopted before July 1, 2017, by any regulatory board within the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (the Department) to expire on July 1, 2022, and (ii) propose and final regulations promulgated by any regulatory board within the Department on or after July 1, 2017, to contain a sunset provision such that the regulations shall expire within five years of their effective date. The bill provides that on or before July 1, 2021, the Board for Professional and Occupational Regulation (the Board) shall review the regulations on such timetable as determined by the Board to enable it to make specific determinations outlined in the bill. The bill requires that by July 1, 2021, the Board shall submit a report of its findings, including any recommendations, to the Joint Commission on Administrative Rules (the Commission), which shall exercise the powers granted to it under the Administrative Process Act and the Commission's enabling law. Any recommendations of the Commission for the continuation, modification, suspension, or rescission of any such regulation shall be submitted to the Governor and the General Assembly by October 15, 2021. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100826D
01/11/2017Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/18/2017Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
01/25/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2242)
01/31/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (6-Y 0-N)
02/02/2017Reported from General Laws with amendment (13-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2017Read first time
02/06/2017Read second time
02/06/2017Committee amendment agreed to
02/06/2017Engrossed by House as amended HB2242E
02/06/2017Printed as engrossed 17100826D-E
02/07/2017Read third time and passed House (64-Y 33-N)
02/07/2017VOTE: PASSAGE (64-Y 33-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2017Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/07/2017Passed House (64-Y 32-N)
02/07/2017VOTE: PASSAGE #2 (64-Y 32-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2017Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/10/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2242E)
02/20/2017Failed to report (defeated) in General Laws and Technology (7-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)


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