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TRADE AND COMMERCE

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2006 Session (CD) Carried over from 2006 session but died in committee on or before December 8th


Accident and sickness insurance; ethics and fairness in carrier business practices. Amending  38.2-3407.15. (Patron-Morgan, HB 322 (CD))
Antifreeze bittering agent; requires engine coolant that is manufactured or sold within State to contain. Adding 59.1-155.1. (Patron-Oder, HB 523 (CD))
Audio and audio-visual recordings; clarifies penalty language for unlawful commercial production thereof. Amending  59.1-41.6. (Patron-McDougle, SB 1397 (Chapter 805))
Automatic dialing-announcing devices; prohibits callers from using to make telephone call to health care provider, etc. Amending 59.1-200; adding  59.1-518.1 through 59.1-518.7; repealing 18.2-425.1. (Patron-Brink, HB 2561 (F))
Business and state licenses, local; denied or suspended if business employs unlawful workers. Adding  58.1-3700.01. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 2930 (I) See HB3130)
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 (CD))
Credit reports; authorizes an individual over age 65 to freeze access thereto. Amending  59.1-200 and 59.1-444; adding 59.1-443.3. (Patron-Byron, HB 2804 (F))
Credit reports; authorizes an individual to freeze access thereto. Amending  59.1-200 and 59.1-444; adding  59.1-443.3. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 1030 (F))
Credit reports; authorizes an individual to freeze access to his. Amending  59.1-200 and 59.1-444; adding  59.1-443.3. (Patron-Callahan, HB 3056 (F))
Credit reports; authorizes an individual under age 18 and over 65 to freeze access thereto. Adding  59.1-443.3. (Patron-Quayle, SB 946 (F))
Credit reports; authorizes any consumer to freeze access thereto. Amending  59.1-200 and 59.1-444; adding  59.1-443.3. (Patron-Bell, HB 2963 (F))
Credit reports; authorizes any consumer to freeze access to his. Amending  59.1-200; adding  59.1-443.3. (Patron-Frederick, HB 2681 (F))
Credit reports; individual who is victim of identity theft may freeze access thereto. Amending  59.1-200 and 59.1-444; adding  59.1-443.3. (Patron-Caputo, HB 1877 (F); Puller, SB 805 (F))
Credit reports; security breaches. Adding  59.1-443.3 and 59.1-443.4. (Patron-Plum, HB 1508 (CD))
Criminal history record information check; businesses required to conduct and pay cost. Amending  32.1-126.01, 32.1-162.9:1, 63.2-1720, 63.2-1721, 63.2-1724, and 63.2-1725. (Patron-Hanger, SB 1210 (F))
Enterprise zone grants; allows businesses to apply for additional appropriations. Amending  59.1-549. (Patron-Byron, HB 2807 (F); Newman, SB 1302 (F))
Enterprise zone incentive grants; Governor shall include in his budget bill additional appropriation therefor. Amending 59.1-549. (Patron-Byron, HB 2805 (F))
Enterprise zone job creation grants; deletion of terms from definition of grant eligible position. Amending  59.1-547. (Patron-Locke, SB 177 (CD))
Enterprise zones; decreases percentage real property investment grants may be awarded. Amending  59.1-548. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 2417 (Chapter 287); McClellan, HB 3036 (F); Watkins, SB 1057 (Chapter 242))
Enterprise zones; real property investment grants. Amending 59.1-548. (Patron-Oder, HB 908 (CD); Locke, SB 178 (CD))
Gift certificates; prohibits issuer thereof from charging maintenance fee, etc. Amending  59.1-530 and 59.1-531; adding  59.1-530.1. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 2552 (F))
Health spas; allows owner to transfer ownership of facility and all its contracts to new owner. Amending  59.1-296. (Patron-Suit, HB 3087 (Chapter 683))
Home Care Consumer and Worker Protection Act; created. Adding 59.1-459.1 through 59.1-459.6. (Patron-Nutter, HB 425 (CD))
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 (CD))
Limited partnerships and partnerships; prohibits transaction of business thereas unless registered to transact business within State. Amending  12.1-43, 50-73.1, 50-73.4, 50-73.5, 50-73.7, 50-73.11, 50-73.12, 50-73.13, 50-73.15, 50-73.17, 50-73.48:1, 50-73.48:3, 50-73.49, 50-73.53, 50-73.54, 50-73.67, 50-73.77, 50-73.78, 50-73.79, 50-73.83, 50-73.84, 50-73.93, 50-73.101, 50-73.127, 50-73.128, 50-73.129, and 50-73.131 through 50-73.134; adding  50-73.10:1, 50-73.11:3, and 50-73.11:4; repealing  50-73.11:2, 50-73.55, and 50-73.125. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 2142 (Chapter 631))
Machinery and tools; classification and taxation for idle machinery and tools. Amending  58.1-1101. (Patron-Purkey, HB 1937 (F))
Machinery and tools tax; provides uniform statewide statutory classification and taxation for idle machinery and tools. Amending  58.1-3507. (Patron-Saxman, HB 2181 (Chapter 191); Wagner, SB 1151 (Chapter 159))
Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport; joint subcommittee to study enhanced development of cargo, space exploration, and space tourism. (Patron-Lewis, HJR 695 (I) See HJR688)
Minority Business Enterprise, Department of; Report of Secretary of Administration on Operational Enhancements Thereof (Item 100 C, Chapter 3, 2006 Sp. I Acts). (HD 20)
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 (CD))
Motor vehicle keys; manufacturers to provide means to duplicate for certain models. Adding  46.2-116. (Patron-Purkey, HB 160 (CD))
Offshore oil and gas royalties; obligates state to distribute royalty payments therefrom equally among residents. Adding 67-301. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 1122 (F))
One-stop small business permitting programs; created within Department of Business Assistance. Adding  2.2-904.1. (Patron-Moran, HB 3164 (Chapter 706))
Overweight permits; authorized for tank wagons. Amending 46.2-1149.3; adding  46.2-1144.1. (Patron-Houck, SB 1321 (Chapter 738))
Personal Information Privacy Act; restricted use of social security numbers. Amending  59.1-443.2. (Patron-Plum, HB 1510 (CD))
Pre-recorded simulcast horse racing; allocations to Transportation Trust Fund. Amending  59.1-365 and 59.1-392. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 2824 (F))
Protection of disposed records; businesses to take reasonable measures to protect against unauthorized access. Amending 59.1-200; adding  59.1-443.3. (Patron-Plum, HB 2600 (F))
Racing Commission; to adopt regulations concerning advance deposit account wagering and authorizes issuance of temporary licenses. Amending  59.1-365 and 59.1-369; adding  59.1-376.1. (Patron-Reid, HB 2626 (Chapter 757))
Radio Frequency Identification Disclosure Act; created. Adding 59.1-550 through 59.1-552. (Patron-Eisenberg, HB 2086 (F))
Recorded simulcast horse racing; State to receive certain percentage. Amending  59.1-365, 59.1-369, and 59.1-392. (Patron-Norment, SB 1410 (F))
Sale of secondhand articles; repeals requirement dealers obtain permit from local chief of police or sheriff. Amending 59.1-119 through 59.1-124 and 59.1-126; repealing  59.1-117. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 2352 (F))
Scenic protection and tourist enhancement districts; allows Albemarle County to establish one or more overlay zones to regulate visual impacts of buildings and structures. Adding 15.2-2295.2. (Patron-Deeds, SB 988 (F))
Scrap metal processors; establishes requirements regarding purchases of scrap metal thereby. Amending  59.1-123 and 59.1-129; adding  59.1-136.1 through 59.1-136.7. (Patron-Wagner, SB 1140 (Chapter 917))
Small business; change in definition. Amending  2.2-1401. (Patron-Locke, SB 768 (F))
Small businesses; joint subcommittee to study whether laws and regulations impede ability thereof to act collectively in procuring health insurance. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 612 (F))
Social security numbers; penalty for intentionally communicating to general public. Amending  2.2-3800, 59.1-443.2, and 59.1-444. (Patron-McQuigg, HB 2060 (F); Devolites Davis, SB 823 (F))
Tanning facilities; requires parental consent for customers under age 15. Amending  59.1-310.1, 59.1-310.3, and 59.1-310.5. (Patron-Howell, SB 1231 (Chapter 575))
Tourism Authority; powers and duties of Executive Director. Amending  2.2-2316, 2.2-2317, and 2.2-2318. (Patron-Ruff, SB 1078 (Chapter 779))
Tourism Financing Development Authority; created. Adding 15.2-5516 through 15.2-5523. (Patron-Nutter, HB 931 (CD))
Tourism Financing Development Authority Act; created. Adding 15.2-5516 through 15.2-5522. (Patron-Nutter, HB 2230 (Chapter 864))
Truth in Music Advertising Act; created. Adding  59.1-466.1 through 59.1-466.4. (Patron-Albo, HB 1969 (Chapter 261))
2007 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 09/04/07