Micro Market Act; registration required for operation of micro markets, effective clause. (SB414)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville) with support from co-patron Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Micro Market Act; penalty. Provides for the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to issue permits for the operation of a micro market, which is defined in the bill as an unattended, self-checkout retail food establishment located in the interior of a building that is accessible to a defined population, such as the employees of a particular employer or occupants of the building in which the micro market is located, and is not accessible to the general public. The bill establishes minimum standards for the operation of a micro market and provides that any person who operates a micro market without the required permit or violates a condition of such permit is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. Read the Bill »


02/05/2018: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18104431D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/11/2018Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (11-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/15/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/15/2018Motion to rerefer to committee agreed to
01/15/2018Rereferred to Finance
01/19/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB414)
01/30/2018Committee substitute printed 18105899D-S1
01/30/2018Reported from Finance with substitute (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2018Read second time
01/31/2018Reading of substitute waived
01/31/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18105899D-S1
01/31/2018Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB414S1
02/01/2018Passed by for the day
02/01/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB414S1)
02/02/2018Passed by for the day
02/05/2018Motion to recommit to committee agreed to
02/05/2018Recommitted to Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/05/2018Pursuant to rule 20g
02/05/2018Continued to 2019 in Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources