Small Business and Supplier Diversity, Department of; certification of a small business. (SB1592)

Introduced By

Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant (R-Henrico)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; certification of certain small businesses. Directs the Director of the Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity to amend its regulation regarding the certification of businesses as any subcategory of small businesses established as part of an enhancement or remedial measure authorized by the Governor to provide that a business that is certified as any subcategory of small business pursuant to the small business certification program administered by the Director may be certified using full-time equivalents to determine the number of employees. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101943D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/28/2019Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (14-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/30/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2019Read second time
01/31/2019Reading of amendments waived
01/31/2019Committee amendments agreed to
01/31/2019Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1592E
01/31/2019Printed as engrossed 19101943D-E
01/31/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1592)
02/01/2019Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Placed on Calendar
02/06/2019Read first time
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/07/2019Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
02/12/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
02/14/2019Reported from General Laws with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Read second time
02/19/2019Read third time
02/19/2019Committee amendments agreed to
02/19/2019Engrossed by House as amended
02/19/2019Passed House with amendments (82-Y 17-N)
02/19/2019VOTE: PASSAGE (82-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2019House amendments agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1592ER)
02/23/2019Signed by President
02/23/2019Signed by Speaker
02/25/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1592ER)
03/04/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 4, 2019
03/04/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/26/2019Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/03/2019Senate rejected Governor's recommendation (18-Y 20-N) (see vote tally)
04/03/2019Communicated to Governor
04/03/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, May 3, 2019
04/30/2019G Vetoed by Governor