Contractors; work without valid Va. license, prohibited acts. (SB478)

Introduced By

Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania)

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 HB 732. Amends § 54.1-1115, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18104442D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/16/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB478)
01/22/2018Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2018Committee substitute printed 18105644D-S1
01/24/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB478S1)
01/25/2018Read second time
01/25/2018Reading of substitute waived
01/25/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18105644D-S1
01/25/2018Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB478S1
01/26/2018Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2018Placed on Calendar
01/31/2018Read first time
01/31/2018Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/19/2018Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
02/27/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (8-Y 0-N)
03/01/2018Reported from General Laws with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2018Read second time
03/06/2018Read third time
03/06/2018Committee amendment agreed to
03/06/2018Engrossed by House as amended
03/06/2018Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
03/06/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2018House amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2018Enrolled
03/09/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB478ER)
03/09/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB478ER)
03/09/2018Signed by Speaker
03/10/2018Signed by President
03/20/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 20, 2018
03/20/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/30/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 653 (effective 7/1/18)
03/30/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0653)

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 49 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB732.