Businesses; central filing of assumed or fictitious name, etc. (HB170)

Introduced By

Del. Greg Habeeb (R-Salem)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Transacting business under an assumed name; central filing of assumed or fictitious name certificates. Postpones, from May 1, 2019, to January 1, 2020, the effective date of the measure enacted in 2017 that requires a person conducting or transacting business under an assumed or fictitious name to file a certificate of assumed or fictitious name in the office of the clerk of the State Corporation Commission. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/22/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101901D
12/22/2017Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/10/2018Impact statement from SCC (HB170)
01/16/2018Reported from Commerce and Labor (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2018Read first time
01/19/2018Read second time and engrossed
01/22/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/22/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
01/23/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/19/2018Reported from Commerce and Labor (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2018Read third time
02/22/2018Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB170ER)
02/26/2018Signed by Speaker
02/27/2018Impact statement from SCC (HB170ER)
02/28/2018Signed by President
03/02/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 2, 2018
03/02/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 9, 2018
03/09/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 251 (effective 1/1/20)
03/09/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0251)