VA HB509 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)
Status: Passed on March 10 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-03-10 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0243)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Security freezes on credit reports; fees. Prohibits a credit reporting agency from requiring a consumer to pay a fee to place a security freeze on the consumer's credit report. Currently, a consumer may be required to pay a fee of no more than $5 to place a security freeze on his credit report. Victims of identity theft are currently exempt from the fee.

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Security freezes; fees.


Roll Calls

2020-02-20 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-19 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (Y: 38 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-17 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-22 - House - House: VOTE: (100-Y 0-N) (Y: 99 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-16 - House - House: Reported from Labor and Commerce (22-Y 0-N) (Y: 22 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-03-10 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0243)
2020-03-10 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 243 (effective 7/1/20)
2020-03-03 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 10, 2020
2020-03-03HouseEnrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 3, 2020
2020-02-26SenateSigned by President
2020-02-25HouseSigned by Speaker
2020-02-25HouseBill text as passed House and Senate (HB509ER)
2020-02-20SenatePassed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
2020-02-20SenateRead third time
2020-02-19SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
2020-02-17SenateReported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N)
2020-01-23SenateReferred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
2020-01-23SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2020-01-22HouseVOTE: (100-Y 0-N)
2020-01-22HouseRead third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
2020-01-21HouseRead second time and engrossed
2020-01-20HouseRead first time
2020-01-16HouseReported from Labor and Commerce (22-Y 0-N)
2020-01-04HouseReferred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
2020-01-04HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100947D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
591444.2(n/a)See Bill Text
591444.3(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments