Regulatory Innovation, Department of, and Virginia Regulatory Sandbox Program; created, report. (SB712)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta)


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 »


02/02/2022: passed committee


01/21/2022Presented and ordered printed 22104422D
01/21/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/26/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB712)
02/02/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/02/2022Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendment (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2022Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/09/2022Continued to 2023 in Finance and Appropriations (10-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)