Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Common Interest Community Board
Condominium Regulations [18 VAC 48 ‑ 30]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend Declarant Trade or Fictitious Name Requirements
General Information
Action Summary Chapter 594 of the 2017 Acts of Assembly amended the requirements for transacting business in Virginia under an assumed or fictitious name in § 59.1-69 of the Code of Virginia. Under the legislation, any person that seeks to transact business in Virginia under an assumed or fictitious name must file a certificate of assumed or fictitious name with the State Corporation Commission (SCC). Previously, the statute required a person seeking to transact business under an assumed or fictitious name to file a certificate with the clerk of the court in the locality where business was to be conducted.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
Exempt Citation: § 2.2-4006(A)(4)(a)
RIS Project Yes  [006307]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8915 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/01/2020.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Trisha Henshaw  / Board Executive Director
Address: DPOR
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-8510    FAX: (866)490-2723    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.