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TRADE AND COMMERCE

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over to 2007 Session


Accident and sickness insurance; ethics and fairness in carrier business practices. Amending  38.2-3407.15. (Patron-Morgan, HB 322 (C))
Agritourism Activity Liability; created. Adding  3.1-796.137, 3.1-796.138, and 3.1-796.139. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 38 (Chapter 710))
Antifreeze bittering agent; requires engine coolant that is manufactured or sold within State to contain. Adding 59.1-155.1. (Patron-Oder, HB 523 (C))
Business entities; certification of legal status, penalty. Amending  13.1-604, 13.1-804, 13.1-1003, 13.1-1202, 50-73.17, and 50-73.83. (Patron-Reid, HB 1570 (C))
Business entities; renewal application of reservation of name. Amending  13.1-830, 13.1-1013, 13.1-1215, and 50-73.3. (Patron-Miller, SB 587 (Chapter 505))
Consumer Protection Act; choice of remedies, action for damages. Amending  59.1-204. (Patron-Athey, HB 1103 (Chapter 453))
Consumer reports; national reporting agency to furnish to consumer upon request. Amending  59.1-200; adding  59.1-443.3. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 500 (F))
Credit report security freeze; protection for credit header information. Amending  59.1-200 and 59.1-444; adding 59.1-443.3 and 59.1-443.4. (Patron-Plum, HB 1511 (I) See HB1508)
Credit reports; consumer authorized to freeze access thereto, penalty. Adding  59.1-443.3. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 222 (F))
Credit reports; freezing access thereto, penalty. Amending 59.1-200; adding  59.1-443.3. (Patron-Tata, HB 34 (I) See HB1508)
Credit reports; security breaches. Adding  59.1-443.3 and 59.1-443.4. (Patron-Plum, HB 1508 (C))
Criminal history record information; vendor to perform on transferee before sale of firearm, penalty. Amending 54.1-4200; adding  18.2-308.2:4 and 54.1-4201.2. (Patron-Marsh, SB 15 (F))
Enterprise zone job creation grants; deletion of terms from definition of grant eligible position. Amending  59.1-547. (Patron-Locke, SB 177 (C))
Enterprise zone job creation grants; modified definition of grant eligible position. Amending  59.1-547. (Patron-Oder, HB 909 (Chapter 668))
Enterprise zones; provides combined state and local sales and use tax rate therein. Amending  59.1-543; adding  59.1-546.1. (Patron-McEachin, HB 396 (F))
Enterprise zones; real property investment grants. Amending 59.1-548. (Patron-Oder, HB 908 (C); Locke, SB 178 (C))
Grants and tax refunds; awarded for producing and using clean and efficient energy. Adding  58.1-608.1:1, 58.1-2423.2, 59.1-284.20, 59.1-284.21, 59.1-284.22, 59.1-284.30, 59.1-284.31, and 59.1-284.32. (Patron-Whipple, SB 63 (F))
Grants and tax refunds; awarded for producing and using clean and efficient energy. Amending  58.1-609.1; adding  58.1-2423.2, 59.1-284.20, 59.1-284.21, 59.1-284.22, and 59.1-284.23 through 59.1-284.26. (Patron-Whipple, SB 270 (F))
Home Care Consumer and Worker Protection Act; created. Adding 59.1-459.1 through 59.1-459.6. (Patron-Nutter, HB 425 (C))
Identity theft; authorized security freezes by certain consumers who live in nursing facility, etc. Adding  59.1-443.3. (Patron-Quayle, SB 218 (F))
Identity theft; charge of fee for security freezes. Amending 59.1-200; adding  59.1-443.3. (Patron-Sickles, HB 766 (I) See HB1508; Cuccinelli, SB 295 (F))
Identity theft; consumer authorized to freeze access to his credit report. Amending  59.1-200; adding  18.2-186.3:2. (Patron-Bell, SB 266 (F))
Income tax, corporate; business facility job tax credit. Amending 58.1-439. (Patron-Brink, HB 1600 (F); Whipple, SB 698 (F))
Industrial Access Road Funding, Definition of Businesses and Industry That Qualify for; Report of Department of Transportation (Item 492 D6, Chapter 951, 2005 Acts). (HD 4)
Integrated Directional Signing Program; VDOT to provide by regulation that businesses that do not provide public restroom facilities, etc., be included as eligible for signage. (Patron-Deeds, SB 148 (C))
Law-enforcement officers; those retired may purchase service handguns. Amending  59.1-148.3. (Patron-Stolle, SB 717 (Chapter 185))
Legislative appointees; designates authorities to appoint legislators who serve on Tourist Train Development Authority, Chippokes Plantation Farm Foundation Board, and Potomac River Basin Commission. Amending  3.1-22.8, 15.2-6501, and 62.1-67. (Patron-Landes, HB 1186 (Chapter 556); Locke, SB 330 (Chapter 516))
Manufacturing Sector and Future of Manufacturing in State, Needs of; Final Report of Joint Subcommittee (SJR 361, 2005). (SD 12)
Minority Business Enterprise, Department of; certification of small, women- or minority-owned. Amending  2.2-1401 through 2.2-1404, 2.2-1405, 2.2-3705.6, 2.2-4310, 15.2-965.1, and 18.2-213.1. (Patron-Miller, SB 662 (Chapter 921))
Minority Business Enterprise, Department of; name changed to Department of Vendor Diversity and Development. Amending 2.2-204, 2.2-1400 through 2.2-1404, 2.2-1405, 2.2-2311, 2.2-3705.6, 2.2-4301, 2.2-4310, 3.1-18.14, 3.1-27.41, and 18.2-213.1. (Patron-Hall, HB 1069 (I) See HB122)
Minority Business Enterprise, Department of; streamline certification program. Amending  2.2-1403, 2.2-4310, and 15.2-965.1. (Patron-Landes, HB 1376 (I) See HB122)
Motor vehicle equity loans; penalties. Amending  6.1-249, 6.1-330.55, 6.1-330.78, and 59.1-200; adding  6.1-474 through 6.1-501. (Patron-Bell, SB 598 (C))
Motor vehicle keys; manufacturers to provide means to duplicate for certain models. Adding  46.2-116. (Patron-Purkey, HB 160 (C); O’Brien, SB 125 (F))
Motor vehicle renting companies; charge of vehicle licensing fee. Amending  46.2-755. (Patron-Williams, SB 303 (Chapter 515))
Performance Goals and Strategies; Report of Tourism Authority (Item 134 J2, Chapter 951, 2005 Acts). (HD 26)
Personal Information Privacy Act; restricted use of social security numbers. Amending  59.1-443.2. (Patron-Plum, HB 1510 (C))
Petroleum product pipelines; prohibits any public service company from acquiring property therefor unless State Corporation Commission has approved. Amending  56-49; adding  56-265.2:2. (Patron-Howell, SB 719 (F))
Philpott Manufacturing Extension Partnership (VPMEP) and Virginia Tech, Evaluation of Effectiveness of Contractual Relationship Between; Report of Secretary of Commerce and Trade (Item 95 D, Chapter 951, 2005 Acts). (HD 32)
Post-Disaster Anti-Price Gouging Act; Governor to notify Attorney General to investigate violators. Adding  59.1-529.1. (Patron-Amundson, HB 1094 (Chapter 451))
Post-Disaster Anti-Price Gouging Act; time of disaster, declared state of emergency. Amending  59.1-526. (Patron-Watkins, SB 77 (Chapter 362))
Racing Commission; local referendum on racetrack or satellite facility. Amending  59.1-391. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 238 (F))
Retail Sales and Use Tax; payments by certain vendors. Amending 58.1-615. (Patron-Gear, HB 1484 (F))
Small Business Advocacy, Office of; created. Adding  2.2-904.1. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 1228 (I) See HB1591; Tyler, HB 1591 (F))
Small employer associations; group health insurance coverage. Amending  38.2-3521.1. (Patron-Melvin, HB 1437 (I) See HB761)
Small, women- and minority-owned (SWAM) businesses; those certified not required to obtain additional certification to participate in any program. Amending  2.2-1401 through 2.2-1404, 2.2-1405, 2.2-3705.6, 2.2-4310, 15.2-965.1, and 18.2-213.1. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 122 (Chapter 831))
Small, women- and minority-owned (SWAM) businesses; those certified not required to obtain additional certification to participate in any program. Amending  2.2-1403, 2.2-4310, and 15.2-965.1. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 1227 (I) See HB122)
Southeastern Virginia Training Center; Secretary of Commerce and Trade, et al., to study relocation thereof to benefit State and City of Chesapeake. (Patron-Cosgrove, HJR 31 (F); Blevins, SJR 39 (F))
Structured Settlement Protection Act; workers’ compensation benefits. Amending  59.1-475 and 59.1-477.1. (Patron-Morgan, HB 942 (Chapter 786))
Tourism Financing Development Authority; created. Adding 15.2-5516 through 15.2-5523. (Patron-Nutter, HB 931 (C))
Tourism zones, local; county, city or town to establish by local ordinance. Adding  58.1-3851. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 518 (Chapter 642))
2006 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, Resolutions and Documents - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 11/07/06