HB 937 Spouses of military service members; expediting issuance of business licenses, etc.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)

Professions and occupations; expediting the issuance of licenses for spouses of military service members.  Requires a regulatory board within the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation, the Department of Health Professions, or any board named in Title 54.1 to expedite the issuance of a license, permit, certificate, or other document, required for the practice of any business, profession, or occupation in the Commonwealth, of an applicant (i) holding the same or similar license, permit, certificate, or other document required for the practice of any business, profession, or occupation issued by another jurisdiction; (ii) whose spouse is the subject of a military transfer to the Commonwealth; and (iii) who left employment to accompany the applicant's spouse to Virginia if, in the opinion of the board, the requirements for the issuance of the license, permit, certificate, or other document in such other jurisdiction are substantially equivalent to those required in the Commonwealth. The bill provides for the issuance of a temporary permit under certain circumstances and limits to six months the duration of a temporary permit issued. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2014, for the provisions requiring the issuance of a temporary permit.

Full text:
01/11/12  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100980D  pdf | impact statement
02/02/12  House: Committee substitute printed 12104953D-H1  pdf | impact statement
02/27/12  Senate: Committee substitute printed 12105669D-S1  pdf
03/08/12  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB937ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/04/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0604)  pdf

Status:
01/11/12  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100980D
01/11/12  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/12  House: Assigned GL sub: #4 Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process
01/31/12  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
02/02/12  House: Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
02/02/12  House: Committee substitute printed 12104953D-H1
02/06/12  House: Read first time
02/07/12  House: Read second time
02/07/12  House: Committee substitute agreed to 12104953D-H1
02/07/12  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB937H1
02/08/12  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/08/12  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
02/09/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/12  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/27/12  Senate: Committee substitute printed 12105669D-S1
02/27/12  Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (14-Y 0-N)
02/29/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
03/01/12  Senate: Read third time
03/01/12  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
03/01/12  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 12105669D-S1
03/01/12  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB937S1
03/01/12  Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
03/01/12  Senate: Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
03/01/12  Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (39-Y 0-N)
03/02/12  House: Placed on Calendar
03/05/12  House: Senate substitute agreed to by House 12105669D-S1 (97-Y 0-N)
03/05/12  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N)
03/08/12  House: Enrolled
03/08/12  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB937ER)
03/08/12  House: Signed by Speaker
03/09/12  Senate: Signed by President
04/04/12  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 604 (effective - see bill)
04/04/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0604)