Virginia Minority Business Commission; established, membership, report, sunset date. (HB374)

Introduced By

Del. Michael Feggans (D-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patrons Del. Kelly Fowler (D-Virginia Beach), and Del. Phil Hernandez (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Minority Business Commission; report; sunset. Establishes the 13-member Virginia Minority Business Commission in the legislative branch of government for the purpose of promoting the growth and competitiveness of Virginia minority-owned businesses. The bill provides that the Commission sunsets on July 1, 2028. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/06/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24101660D
01/06/2024Referred to Committee on Rules
01/15/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB374)
01/21/2024Impact statement from DHCD/CLG (HB374)
01/25/2024Assigned Rules sub: Studies Subcommittee
01/29/2024Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2025 with substitute
02/01/2024Reported from Rules with amendment(s) (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2024Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/01/2024Assigned App. sub: General Government and Capital Outlay
02/05/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
02/07/2024Reported from Appropriations with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2024Committee substitute printed 24107092D-H1
02/08/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB374H1)
02/09/2024Read first time
02/12/2024Committee amendment rejected
02/12/2024Committee substitute agreed to 24107092D-H1
02/12/2024Read second time
02/12/2024Committee on Rules amendment rejected
02/12/2024Committee on Appropriations substitute agreed to 24107092D-H1
02/12/2024Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB374H1
02/13/2024Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/13/2024VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2024Referred to Committee on Rules
03/01/2024Reported from Rules (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
03/05/2024Read third time
03/05/2024Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/25/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB374ER)
03/25/2024Signed by President
03/26/2024Signed by Speaker
03/27/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB374ER)
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
04/05/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 527 (effective 7/1/24)

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The following bills are identical to this one: HB132.

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