Contractors, Board for; exemptions, responsibility for contracting with unlicensed person. (SB1193)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland) with support from co-patrons Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach), and Sen. Monty Mason (D-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103399D
01/10/2017Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/16/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1193)
01/30/2017Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2017Committee substitute printed 17104814D-S1
02/01/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1193S1)
02/02/2017Read second time
02/02/2017Reading of substitute waived
02/02/2017Committee substitute agreed to 17104814D-S1
02/02/2017Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1193S1
02/02/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2017Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2017Placed on Calendar
02/06/2017Read first time
02/06/2017Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/07/2017Reported from General Laws with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2017Read second time
02/10/2017Read third time
02/10/2017Committee amendment agreed to
02/10/2017Engrossed by House as amended
02/10/2017Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
02/10/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2017House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2017Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1193ER)
02/16/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1193ER)
02/16/2017Signed by Speaker
02/17/2017Signed by President
02/17/2017Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/17/17
02/17/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
02/21/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 135 (effective 7/1/17)
02/21/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0135)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1979.