Virginia Budget Office; established. (HB2207)

Introduced By

Del. Jeff Frederick (R-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Budget Office. Establishes the Virginia Budget Office in the legislative branch of state government. The Office will have the power and duty to (i) prepare fiscal impact statements on legislation, (ii) investigate the operating efficiencies of state agencies, (iii) explore opportunities to privatize, outsource, consolidate, and reorganize various governmental functions to operate more efficiently, (iv) examine policies and strategies that can be instituted to streamline government programs, (v) undertake any research and analysis that would provide creditable, lower cost alternatives to existing or proposed budget programs, (vi) provide revenue and growth forecasts to the House Appropriations Committee, the Senate Finance Committee and the General Assembly, and (vii) analyze policy proposals offered in other states or elsewhere that have been offered or implemented. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 092370508
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/20/2009Assigned App. sub: Technology Oversight & Government Activities (Landes)
01/21/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2207)
02/03/2009Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
02/10/2009Left in Appropriations


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