Child-care services; regulation in localities. (HB2326)

Introduced By

Del. Angelia Williams Graves (D-Norfolk) with support from co-patrons Del. Cliff Hayes (D-Chesapeake), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), and Del. Shelly Simonds (D-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Regulation of child-care services in localities. Expands to include all cities the authority related to the regulation of child-care services that is currently available to certain Northern Virginia localities. This will have the effect of granting all cities authority by ordinance to regulate child-care facilities that provide regular care to one or more children not related by blood or marriage. Read the Bill »


03/31/2021: signed by governor


01/22/2021Presented and ordered printed 21103144D
01/22/2021Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/26/2021Assigned CC & T sub: Land Use
01/26/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2326)
01/28/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 2-N)
01/29/2021Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (14-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2021Read first time
02/02/2021Read second time and engrossed
02/03/2021Read third time and passed House (56-Y 43-N)
02/03/2021VOTE: Passage (56-Y 43-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2021Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Local Government (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2021Reported from Local Government (8-Y 4-N)
02/23/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
02/24/2021Read third time
02/24/2021Passed Senate (21-Y 18-N)
02/26/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2326ER)
02/26/2021Signed by Speaker
02/27/2021Signed by President
03/01/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2326ER)
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 479 (effective 7/1/21)
03/31/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0479)