HB 280 False advertisement for regulated services; notice, penalty.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)

False advertising for regulated services; notice; penalty. Prohibits persons from placing advertisements for services in the Commonwealth requiring a license, certification, or registration through the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services unless the individual who will perform such services possesses the necessary license, certification, or registration at the time of the posting. Violations of this provision constitute a Class 1 misdemeanor and a violation of the Virginia Consumer Protection Act. The bill also provides that whenever the Criminal Justice Services Board receives information that an advertisement has been placed for services to be performed by a person lacking the necessary license, certification, or registration, the Board shall provide notice to the entity publishing the advertisement to the public.

Full text:
12/31/13  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100766D  pdf | impact statement
02/07/14  House: Committee substitute printed 14104371D-H1  pdf | impact statement
02/26/14  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB280ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/31/14  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0396)  pdf

Status:
12/31/13  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100766D
12/31/13  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/14  House: Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/13/14  House: Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on General Laws
02/03/14  House: Reconsidered by Courts sub: Criminal
02/03/14  House: Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
02/03/14  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (10-Y 0-N)
02/07/14  House: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
02/07/14  House: Committee substitute printed 14104371D-H1
02/08/14  House: Read first time
02/10/14  House: Read second time
02/10/14  House: Committee substitute agreed to 14104371D-H1
02/10/14  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB280H1
02/11/14  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/14  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
02/12/14  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/14  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/19/14  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N)
02/21/14  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/14  Senate: Read third time
02/24/14  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/26/14  House: Enrolled
02/26/14  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB280ER)
02/26/14  House: Signed by Speaker
02/28/14  Senate: Signed by President
03/31/14  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 396 (effective 7/1/14)
03/31/14  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0396)