Tax legislation; requires a sunset date of no more than four years on all. (HB1730)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg) with support from co-patrons Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Jeff Frederick (R-Woodbridge), Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville), and Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel (R-Winchester)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Tax legislation; sunset date. Requires a sunset date of no more than four years on all taxation bills that add or increase a state or local tax, prior to reporting of the bill by a committee of the General Assembly. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/06/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 098002468
01/06/2009Referred to Committee on Finance
01/16/2009Assigned Finance sub: 2
01/16/2009Impact statement from TAX (HB1730)
01/28/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting
02/02/2009Reported from Finance (15-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2009Read first time
02/04/2009Read second time
02/04/2009Floor substitute printed 092630468-H1 (Cole)
02/04/2009Substitute by Delegate Cole agreed to 092630468-H1
02/04/2009Engrossed by House - floor substitute HB1730H1
02/05/2009Read third time and passed House (55-Y 43-N)
02/05/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (55-Y 43-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2009Referred to Committee on Rules
02/09/2009Impact statement from TAX (HB1730H1)
02/23/2009Left in Rules


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 6 minutes.