Virginia Consumer Protection Act; fees for electronic fund transfers, prohibited. (HB1519)

Introduced By

Del. Kannan Srinivasan (D-Loudoun) with support from co-patron Del. Kathy Tran (D-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Fees for electronic fund transfers; prohibited. Provides that charging any transaction or processing fee or similar surcharge for the purchase of a good or service through the use of an electronic fund transfer is a prohibited practice under the Virginia Consumer Protection Act. The bill also prohibits landlords subject to the Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act from charging a transaction or processing fee for the payment of a security deposit, rent, or any other amounts payable. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/19/2024Presented and ordered printed 24105338D
01/19/2024Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
01/23/2024Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #2
01/29/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB1519)
02/08/2024House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/08/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 3-N)
02/08/2024Reported from Labor and Commerce with substitute (12-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2024Committee substitute printed 24107555D-H1
02/11/2024Read first time
02/12/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB1519H1)
02/12/2024Read second time
02/12/2024Committee substitute agreed to 24107555D-H1
02/12/2024Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1519H1
02/13/2024Read third time and passed House (52-Y 47-N)
02/13/2024VOTE: Passage (52-Y 47-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2024Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/28/2024Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/28/2024Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (11-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2024Committee substitute printed 24108450D-S1
03/01/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB1519S1)
03/01/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2024Read third time
03/04/2024Passed by for the day
03/05/2024Read third time
03/05/2024Reading of substitute waived
03/05/2024Committee substitute agreed to 24108450D-S1
03/05/2024Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1519S1
03/05/2024Passed Senate with substitute (23-Y 17-N)
03/06/2024Senate substitute agreed to by House 24108450D-S1 (52-Y 47-N)
03/06/2024VOTE: Adoption (52-Y 47-N)
03/25/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1519ER)
03/25/2024Signed by President
03/26/2024Signed by Speaker
03/27/2024Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 27, 2024
03/27/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 8, 2024
03/28/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB1519ER)
04/08/2024Governor's recommendation received by House
04/17/2024House concurred in Governor's recommendation (51-Y 49-N)
04/17/2024VOTE: Adoption (51-Y 49-N)
04/17/2024Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N)
04/17/2024G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/17/2024Reenrolled bill text (HB1519ER2)
04/17/2024Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/17/2024Signed by President as reenrolled
04/17/2024Enacted, Chapter 838 (effective - see bill)

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