State Corporation Commission; electronic registration system. (HB238)

Introduced By

Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


State Corporation Commission; electronic registration system. Extends the date, from July 1, 2018, to January 1, 2020, after which the State Corporation Commission is required to limit the users who will be able to submit data and documents on behalf of a business entity. The users who will be eligible to use the system after that date are those (i) who have been designated to make the submission on behalf of the business entity and (ii) whose identity has been established satisfactorily through a verification process. The measure also deletes a reference to the Commission's registration system as "eFile." Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/02/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101900D
01/02/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/10/2018Impact statement from SCC (HB238)
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 (12-Y 1-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 (HB238ER)
02/26/2018Signed by Speaker
02/27/2018Impact statement from SCC (HB238ER)
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 253 (effective 7/1/18)
03/09/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0253)