Contractors; work without valid Va. license, prohibited acts. (HB732)

Introduced By

Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna)

Progress

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

Description

Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation; contractors; prohibited acts. Provides that a construction contract entered into by a person undertaking work without a valid Virginia contractor's license shall not be enforceable by the unlicensed contractor undertaking the work unless the unlicensed contractor (i) gives substantial performance within the terms of the contract in good faith and (ii) did not have actual knowledge that a license or certificate was required to perform the work for which he seeks to recover payment. This bill is identical to SB 478. Amends § 54.1-1115, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/09/2018Committee
01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18104410D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/16/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB732)
01/19/2018Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
01/25/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/30/2018Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2018Committee substitute printed 18105910D-H1
02/01/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB732H1)
02/01/2018Read first time
02/02/2018Read second time
02/02/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18105910D-H1
02/02/2018Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB732H1
02/05/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/05/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2018Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/12/2018Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2018Read third time
02/15/2018Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2018Enrolled
02/19/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB732ER)
02/19/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB732ER)
02/19/2018Signed by Speaker
02/21/2018Signed by President
02/22/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/22/18
02/22/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 1, 2018
02/26/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 43 (effective 7/1/18)
02/26/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0043)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 56 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB478.