One-stop small business; permitting program, written guidance. (HB1221)

Introduced By

Del. Kathy Tran (D-Springfield) with support from co-patron Del. Dan Helmer (D-Fairfax Station)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; one-stop small business permitting program; guidance regarding responsibilities for maintaining a business. Requires the Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity to develop and provide guidance to businesses with newly approved permits regarding responsibilities and requirements for maintaining the business. The bill also requires regulatory agencies, by November 30 of each year, to provide the Department with information outlining any changes to the agency's policies and regulations. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2021. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104199D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/2020Assigned GL sub: Open Government/Procurement
02/04/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/04/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
02/06/2020Reported from General Laws with substitute (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2020Committee substitute printed 20107438D-H1
02/09/2020Read first time
02/10/2020Read second time
02/10/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20107438D-H1
02/10/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1221H1
02/11/2020Read third time and passed House (98-Y 2-N)
02/11/2020VOTE: Passage (98-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/21/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1221H1)
02/27/2020Reported from General Laws and Technology (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2020Read third time
03/03/2020Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1221ER)
03/06/2020Signed by Speaker
03/06/2020Signed by President
03/09/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1221ER)
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/06/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 750 (effective 7/1/21)
04/06/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0750)