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TRADE AND COMMERCE

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over to 2005 Session


ABC stores; retail franchising. Amending  4.1-100, 4.1-103, 4.1-111, 4.1-115, 4.1-119, 4.1-121, 4.1-122, 4.1-206, 4.1-221, 4.1-231, 4.1-233, 4.1-234 and 4.1-330; adding  4.1-103.2, 4.1-103.3, 4.1-210.1 and 4.1-210.2. (Patron-Louderback, HB 142 (C))
Biodiesel fuel; minimum content in diesel fuel. Amending 59.1-149; adding  59.1-156.1. (Patron-Morgan, HB 694 (C))
Business entities; changes in provisions. Amending  13.1-754, 13.1-916, 13.1-1008, 13.1-1009, 13.1-1019, 13.1-1022, 13.1-1023.1, 13.1-1024, 13.1-1048, 13.1-1050.1, 13.1-1059, 13.1-1064, 13.1-1070, 13.1-1239, 13.1-1254, 50-73.69, 50-73.83, 50-73.132, 50-73.134 and 50-73.137:1; adding  13.1-1041.1, 13.1-1049.1, 50-73.46:1, 50-73.52:1 and 50-73.137:2; repealing  13.1-1041 and 50-73.46. (Patron-Stosch, SB 538 (Chapter 601))
Business entities; changes in requirements for fictitious names. Amending  59.1-69, 59.1-70 and 59.1-74. (Patron-Norment, SB 240 (C))
Business license tax; phase-out in all localities. Adding 58.1-3736; repealing  58.1-3700 through 58.1-3735. (Patron-Norment, SB 655 (C))
Business taxes; appeal of local assessments. Amending 58.1-3703.1 and 58.1-3983.1. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1122 (F))
Business taxes; written opinions prior to filing of an appeal of local assessment. Amending  58.1-3983.1. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 295 (Chapter 527))
Business-Education Partnership Program and Advisory Council on; abolished. Amending  2.2-2101; repealing  2.2-209, 2.2-210, 2.2-2600, 2.2-2601 and 2.2-2602. (Patron-Cox, HB 9 (Chapter 37); Athey, HB 208 (I) See HB9)
Businesses; electronic confirmation of receipt of tax returns. Amending  58.1-9. (Patron-Mims, SB 667 (C))
Businesses; joint subcommittee to study economic development and retention thereof. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 39 (F))
Career and technical education; to be included in curriculum. Amending  22.1-253.13:1. (Patron-Hurt, HB 769 (Chapter 848))
Consumer Protection Act; admissibility of cure offers for consumer disputes involving consumer purchases. Amending  59.1-198 and 59.1-204. (Patron-Athey, HB 231 (Chapter 41))
Contractors; classification of those engaged in business of storing, maintaining, or repairing vessels for local license tax purposes. Amending  58.1-3714. (Patron-Norment, SB 424 (F))
Economic Development Partnership Authority; duties relating to businesses relocating to State. Amending  2.2-2238. (Patron-Nutter, HB 708 (C))
Enterprise zones; business and real property investment tax credit. Amending  59.1-280, 59.1-280.1, 59.1-282.1 and 59.1-282.3. (Patron-Martin, SB 64 (C))
Enterprise zones; designations. Amending  59.1-274. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 1067 (C))
Enterprise zones; designations and business and real property investment tax credit. Amending  59.1-274, 59.1-280, 59.1-280.1 and 59.1-280.2. (Patron-Dudley, HB 599 (C))
Enterprise zones; may include sub-zones. Amending  59.1-274. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 1070 (F))
Enterprise zones; real property investment tax credit. Amending 59.1-280.1. (Patron-Martin, SB 65 (C))
Entrepreneurial Encouragement Program; created for start-up businesses. Adding  58.1-422. (Patron-Purkey, HB 88 (C))
False discount coupon; penalty for use, definition. Amending 18.2-178. (Patron-Wright, HB 170 (C))
Firearms; abolishes provisions regulating sales and purchases in contiguous states. Repealing  59.1-148.1 and 59.1-148.2. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1302 (Chapter 929))
Firearms; sale or purchase in another state. Amending  59.1-148.1 and 59.1-148.2. (Patron-Bryant, HB 353 (I) See HB1302; Nutter, HB 1086 (I) See HB1302)
Free Trade Area of Americas Agreement; memorializing Congress to oppose ratification thereof. (Patron-Griffith, HJR 290 (F))
Gift cards and gift certificates; disclosures of rules for issuance. Amending  59.1-198 and 59.1-200. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 256 (F))
Handguns; purchase by Departments of Conservation and Recreation and of Forestry officers. Amending  59.1-148.3. (Patron-Keister, HB 503 (Chapter 136))
Health Spa Act; requirement for bond or letter of credit. Amending  59.1-296.2:1 and 59.1-306. (Patron-Amundson, HB 390 (Chapter 988))
Higher educational institutions and industry; Council of Higher Education to develop policies and strategies to eliminate barriers between. (Patron-May, HB 547 (Chapter 537))
Income tax, corporate; extends sunset in order to receive major business facility job tax credit. Amending  58.1-439. (Patron-Lambert, SB 231 (Chapter 170))
Income tax, corporate; reduces new employee threshold in order to receive major business facility job tax credit. Amending 58.1-439. (Patron-Carrico, HB 615 (Chapter 619))
Income tax, corporate; Tiered Incentive Program created to provide tax credit for creation of jobs in economically distressed localities, report. Adding  58.1-514 through 58.1-519.1. (Patron-Hurt, HB 757 (F); Nutter, HB 1089 (F); Ruff, SB 411 (F))
Itinerant merchants; regulation. Adding  54.1-4306. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 283 (Chapter 127))
Legal service plans; moves regulation to Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Amending  38.2-1800 and 59.1-200; adding  59.1-441.1 through 59.1-441.6; repealing  38.2-4415. (Patron-Hargrove, HB 363 (Chapter 784))
Manufacturing; joint subcommittee to study needs and future thereof. (Patron-Wagner, SJR 64 (P))
Minority- and Women-Owned Business Participation in Procurement Transactions, Disparity Assessment on Status of; Report of Department of Minority Business Enterprise (HJR 646 and SJR 359, 2003). (SD 7)
Motor vehicle purchases; cure offers for consumer disputes. Amending  59.1-198 and 59.1-204. (Patron-Janis, HB 586 (I) See HB231; Athey, HB 1046 (F); Stolle, SB 324 (Chapter 90))
Motor Vehicle Warranty Enforcement Act; standards for awarding reasonable attorney’s fees. Amending  59.1-207.14. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1235 (F))
Nanotechnology research and related economic development opportunities; Joint Commission on Technology and Science to identify. (Patron-May, HJR 120 (P))
North American Free Trade Agreement and World Trade Organization; memorializing President and Congress to withdraw United States therefrom. (Patron-Dudley, HJR 130 (I) See HJR290; Reynolds, SJR 40 (F))
Personal Information Privacy Act; restricting use of date of birth as condition for accepting checks. Amending  59.1-443 and 59.1-444; adding  59.1-443.1. (Patron-Dudley, HB 1424 (Chapter 241))
Personal Information Privacy Act; restricting use of social security numbers. Amending  2.2-2818, 59.1-200, 59.1-443 and 59.1-444; adding  59.1-443.1. (Patron-May, HB 753 (C))
Petroleum Storage Tank Fund; reimbursements. Amending 62.1-44.34:11. (Patron-Oder, HB 1450 (Chapter 485))
Post-Disaster Anti-Price Gouging Act; created. Adding  59.1-525 through 59.1-529. (Patron-Barlow, HB 971 (I) See HB686)
Post-Disaster Anti-Price Gouging Act; created. Amending  59.1-200; adding  59.1-525 through 59.1-529. (Patron-Rapp, HB 686 (Chapter 798); Norment, SB 242 (Chapter 817))
Procurement Act, Public; small, and women- and minority-owned business participation. Amending  2.2-4310 and 2.2-4343; adding  15.2-965.1. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 520 (I) See HB1145; McDonnell, HB 1145 (Chapter 865); Williams, SB 598 (Chapter 891))
Procurement Act, Public; women- and minority-owned business participation. Amending  2.2-4310 and 2.2-4343; adding 15.2-965.1. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 262 (I) See HB1145)
Procurement from commercial vendors; regulations for outsourcing. Amending  2.2-1111. (Patron-Cline, HB 1201 (V))
Procurement transactions, state and local; small business participation. (Patron-Baskerville, HB 178 (F))
Product liability; exemption for products containing open and obvious dangers. Adding  8.01-44.6. (Patron-Janis, HB 1372 (F))
Product liability actions; admissible evidence. Adding 8.01-418.4. (Patron-Moran, HB 1102 (F))
Product liability actions; rebuttable presumption. Adding 8.01-44.6. (Patron-McDonnell, HB 1128 (C))
Racing Commission; authorized to increase number of satellite facilities. Amending  59.1-369. (Patron-Stolle, SB 167 (Chapter 774))
Restaurants; exemptions include convenience stores and gas stations. Amending  35.1-25. (Patron-Phillips, HB 918 (Chapter 227))
Retail Sales and Use Tax; extends sunset provision for certain media-related businesses. Amending  58.1-609.6. (Patron-Stosch, SB 533 (Chapter 821))
Small Business Financing Authority; membership, voting privileges. Amending  2.2-2282. (Patron-Plum, HB 1405 (Chapter 239))
Telephone Privacy Protection Act; prohibits telephone solicitation to persons on a Do-Not-Call Registry. Amending  59.1-510, 59.1-511, 59.1-513 and 59.1-514; adding  59.1-513.1. (Patron-Morgan, HB 689 (Chapter 224); Williams, SB 344 (Chapter 202))
Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA); changes in provisions. Amending  59.1-501.2, 59.1-501.3, 59.1-501.5, 59.1-501.6, 59.1-501.12, 59.1-502.7, 59.1-502.9, 59.1-503.7, 59.1-504.1, 59.1-504.4 and 59.1-504.5; adding  59.1-501.4:1, 59.1-501.13:1, 59.1-501.14:1, 59.1-501.15, 59.1-501.16, 59.1-501.17 and 59.1-504.10; repealing  59.1-501.4, 59.1-501.13, 59.1-501.14, 59.1-502.11 and 59.1-503.8. (Patron-May, HB 548 (Chapter 794))
“Virginia is for Technology” marketing campaign; Department of Business Assistance and Economic Development Partnership created to attract venture capital-backed and emerging technologies businesses, reports. (Patron-May, HB 544 (F))
2004 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, Resolutions and Documents - For additional information, please contact Legislative Information, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23219. Telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 07/21/04