Social Work Licensure Compact; authorizes Virginia to become a signatory to Compact. (HB326)

Introduced By

Del. Jackie Glass (D-Norfolk) with support from co-patrons Del. Bonita Anthony (D-Norfolk), and Del. Amy Laufer (D-Albemarle)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Social Work Licensure Compact. Authorizes Virginia to become a signatory to the Social Work Licensure Compact. The Compact allows social workers who have or are eligible for an active, unencumbered license in the compact member state where they reside to apply for a multistate license. After verifying eligibility, the social worker is granted a multistate license that authorizes practice in all other compact member states. The Compact takes effect when it is enacted by a seventh member state. This bill is identical to SB 239. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/05/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24101350D
01/05/2024Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/15/2024Assigned GL sub: Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process
01/22/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB326)
01/26/2024Assigned GL sub: Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process
02/01/2024House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/01/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (5-Y 0-N)
02/01/2024Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Health and Human Services
02/06/2024Reported from General Laws with amendment(s) (14-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2024Referred to Committee on Health and Human Services
02/08/2024Reported from Health and Human Services (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2024Read first time
02/12/2024Read second time
02/12/2024Committee amendment agreed to
02/12/2024Engrossed by House as amended HB326E
02/12/2024Printed as engrossed 24101350D-E
02/13/2024Read third time and passed House (86-Y 13-N)
02/13/2024VOTE: Passage (86-Y 13-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB326E)
02/14/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2024Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/20/2024Rereferred from Privileges and Elections (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2024Rereferred to Education and Health
02/22/2024Reported from Education and Health (10-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2024Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/29/2024Reported from Finance and Appropriations (12-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
03/05/2024Read third time
03/05/2024Passed Senate (26-Y 14-N)
03/25/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB326ER)
03/25/2024Signed by President
03/26/2024Signed by Speaker
03/27/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB326ER)
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
04/08/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 690 (effective 7/1/24)
04/08/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 690 (effective - see bill)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB239.

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