Constitutional amendment; limit on appropriations (first reference). (HJ59)

Introduced By

Del. Jeff Frederick (R-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Constitutional amendment (first resolution); limit on appropriations. Limits total appropriations in any fiscal year to the preceding year's total appropriations plus the greater of (i) five percent or (ii) a percentage increase equal to the rate of inflation plus the rate of population increase. However, additional appropriations may be made (a) for tax relief, (b) for deposits to the Revenue Stabilization Fund, or (c) nonrecurring capital projects. "Total appropriations" is defined so as not to include appropriated moneys that are received from the federal government or an agency or unit thereof. Read the Bill »


01/27/2006: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/09/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 063554303
01/09/2006Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/27/2006Continued to 2007 in Privileges and Elections