Income tax, state; tax credit for certain biodiesel fuels producers. (HB139)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville) with support from co-patrons Del. Frank Hall (D-Richmond), Del. Matt Lohr (R-Harrisonburg), and Del. Brian Moran (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Income tax; biodiesel fuels producers income tax credit. Allows an income tax credit to biodiesel fuels producers in Virginia who produce at least two million gallons of biodiesel fuels a year. The amount of the credit is $0.01 per gallon but no more than $5,000 annually for taxable years beginning on and after January 1, 2008. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/20/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 084433676
12/20/2007Referred to Committee on Finance
01/12/2008Impact statement from TAX (HB139)
01/15/2008Assigned Finance sub: 3
02/04/2008Reported from Finance with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2008Committee substitute printed 081920676-H1
02/05/2008Read first time
02/06/2008Read second time
02/06/2008Committee substitute agreed to 081920676-H1
02/06/2008Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB139H1
02/07/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/07/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2008Communicated to Senate
02/08/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2008Referred to Committee on Finance
02/15/2008Impact statement from TAX (HB139H1)
02/20/2008Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/22/2008Read third time
02/22/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB139ER)
02/26/2008Signed by Speaker
02/27/2008Impact statement from TAX (HB139ER)
02/28/2008Signed by President
03/06/2008Governor's recommendation received by House
03/06/2008Placed on Calendar
03/06/2008Governor's substitute printed 082968802-H2
03/07/2008House concurred in Governor's recommendation (97-Y 0-N)
03/07/2008VOTE: --- ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N)
03/08/2008Enacted, Chapter (effective 7/1/08)
03/08/2008Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N)
03/08/2008G Governor's recommendation adopted
03/08/2008Reenrolled bill text (HB139ER2)
03/08/2008Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
03/08/2008Signed by President as reenrolled
03/08/2008Enacted, Chapter 482 (effective 7/1/08)
03/14/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0482)