Food delivery platforms; agreements required, penalty. (HB2062)

Introduced By

Del. Rodney Willett (D-Henrico) with support from co-patrons Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), and Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Food delivery platforms; agreements required; penalty. Prohibits a food delivery platform, as defined in the bill, from submitting orders on behalf of a consumer or arranging for the delivery of an order from a restaurant, as defined in the bill, without first obtaining an agreement with the restaurant expressly authorizing the food delivery platform to take orders and deliver food prepared by the restaurant. The bill provides that a violation of such agreement requirement is a prohibited practice under the Virginia Consumer Protection Act. Read the Bill »


03/31/2021: signed by governor


01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100974D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
01/14/2021Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #1
01/20/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2062)
01/26/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 2-N)
01/28/2021Reported from Labor and Commerce (14-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2021Read first time
02/01/2021Read second time
02/01/2021Amendment by Delegate Willett agreed to
02/01/2021Engrossed by House as amended HB2062E
02/01/2021Printed as engrossed 21100974D-E
02/02/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2062E)
02/02/2021Read third time and passed House (90-Y 8-N)
02/02/2021VOTE: Passage (90-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2021Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2021Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N)
02/23/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
02/24/2021Read third time
02/24/2021Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/26/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2062ER)
02/26/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2062ER)
02/26/2021Signed by Speaker
02/27/2021Signed by President
03/01/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 1, 20201
03/01/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/31/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 485 (effective 7/1/21)
03/31/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0485)