Regulatory Innovation, Department of, and Virginia Regulatory Sandbox Program; created, report. (HB208)

Introduced By

Del. Michael Webert (R-Marshall)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Regulatory Innovation; Virginia Regulatory Sandbox Program; created. Creates the Department of Regulatory Innovation to oversee the Virginia Regulatory Sandbox Program, also created by the bill, which allows an individual or business to demonstrate a product, production method, or service under a waiver or suspension of one or more state laws or regulations. The bill sets out the process by which an individual or business may apply for participation in the Program, the role of the Department in reviewing such applications for approval or denial, and the requirements for participation in the Program, including provisions related to consumer protection. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101977D
01/10/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/18/2022Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #1
01/26/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB208)
02/03/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/03/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (5-Y 1-N)
02/03/2022Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/08/2022House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/08/2022Reported from General Laws with amendment(s) (13-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2022Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/09/2022Assigned App. sub: Commerce Agriculture & Natural Resources
02/11/2022Tabled in Appropriations (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)