Professional and Occupational Regulation, Department of; waiver of first-time licensing fees. (HB78)

Introduced By

Del. David Yancey (R-Newport News) with support from co-patron Del. Bob Thomas (R-Stafford)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation; waiver of first-time licensing fees for low-income applicants. Requires any regulatory board within the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation to waive the initial application fee for any low-income individual applying for any license, certificate, or registration issued by the regulatory board or the Department. The bill defines "low-income individual" as any individual whose gross annual income is less than $25,000 per year. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/06/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100913D
12/06/2017Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/2018Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #1
01/25/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/26/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB78)
01/30/2018Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2018Committee substitute printed 18106038D-H1
01/30/2018Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/01/2018Assigned App. sub: Commerce, Agriculture, Natural Resources & Technology
02/01/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB78H1)
02/07/2018Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N)
02/13/2018Left in Appropriations