Pawnbrokers; amends definition to only include natural persons. (HB1773)

Introduced By

Del. Mike Mullin (D-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Definition of pawnbrokers. Amends the definition of "pawnbroker" to only include natural persons. Under current law, a person, defined to include corporations, partnerships, associations, cooperatives, limited liability companies, trusts, joint ventures, governments, political subdivisions, or any other legal or commercial entities and any successor, representative, agent, agency, or instrumentality thereof, may become a licensed pawnbroker. The bill provides that counties, cities, or towns may choose to extend the license of a pawnbroker who is not a natural person for a period of up to one year. Amends § 54.1-4000, § 54.1-4001, § 54.1-4003, § 54.1-4009, § 54.1-4010, § 54.1-4200, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


01/17/2019: passed committee


12/26/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101622D
12/26/2018Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/14/2019Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
01/15/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 1-N)
01/17/2019Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N)

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