VA SB154 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on March 30 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-03-30 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0613)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Administrative Process Act; hearing officers; timely decisions. Provides that a hearing officer conducting a formal hearing on behalf of an agency shall render a recommendation or conclusion within the time period specified in such agency's written regulations or procedures. If the agency does not have regulations or procedures specifying a time period, the recommendation or conclusion must be rendered by the hearing officer within 90 days. This bill is the recommendation of the Administrative Law Advisory Committee and has been approved by the Virginia Code Commission.

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Administrative Process Act; hearing officers, timely decisions.


Roll Calls

2018-03-06 - House - House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (Y: 97 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-03-01 - House - House: Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (Y: 22 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-02-27 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N) (Y: 8 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-01-26 - Senate - Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-01-24 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-01-22 - Senate - Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-03-30 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0613)
2018-03-30 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 613 (effective 7/1/18)
2018-03-16 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
2018-03-16SenateEnrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 16, 2018
2018-03-10SenateSigned by President
2018-03-08HouseSigned by Speaker
2018-03-08SenateBill text as passed Senate and House (SB154ER)
2018-03-06HouseVOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
2018-03-06HousePassed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
2018-03-06HouseRead third time
2018-03-05HouseRead second time
2018-03-01HouseReported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N)
2018-02-27HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
2018-02-19HouseAssigned GL sub: Subcommittee #1
2018-01-31HouseReferred to Committee on General Laws
2018-01-31HouseRead first time
2018-01-31HousePlaced on Calendar
2018-01-26SenateRead third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
2018-01-25SenateRead second time and engrossed
2018-01-24SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2018-01-22SenateReported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
2017-12-28SenateReferred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
2017-12-28SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101264D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
224024(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments