Contractors; exemption from licensure for work providing remodeling, etc., valued at $25,000, etc. (SB121)

Introduced By

Sen. Travis Hackworth (R-Richlands) with support from co-patron Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation; Board for Contractors; exemption from licensure. Exempts from the "licensure requirements for contractors" any work undertaken by a person providing construction, remodeling, repair, improvement, removal, or demolition valued at $25,000 or less per project on behalf of a properly licensed contractor. Current law provides this exemption to such work valued at $5,000 or less per project. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101399D
01/07/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/19/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB121)
01/19/2022Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendment (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2022Read second time
01/24/2022Reading of amendment waived
01/24/2022Committee amendment agreed to (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2022Engrossed by Senate as amended SB121E
01/24/2022Printed as engrossed 22101399D-E
01/25/2022Passed by for the day
01/26/2022Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB121E)
02/21/2022Placed on Calendar
02/21/2022Read first time
02/21/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/22/2022Reported from General Laws (19-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2022Read second time
02/25/2022Read third time
02/25/2022Passed by for the day
02/28/2022Read third time
02/28/2022Passed House (58-Y 40-N 1-A)
02/28/2022VOTE: Passage (58-Y 40-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
03/02/2022Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB121ER)
03/02/2022Signed by Speaker
03/03/2022Signed by President
03/07/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB121ER)
03/11/2022Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 11, 2022
03/11/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/07/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 149 (effective 7/1/22)
04/07/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0149)

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