Auditor of Public Accounts; duties, standard vendor accounting information to include certain info. (HB2285)

Introduced By

Del. Ben Cline (R-Amherst) with support from 9 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville), Del. Joe Bouchard (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville), Del. Jeff Frederick (R-Woodbridge), Del. Manoli Loupassi (R-Richmond), Del. Dave Nutter (R-Christiansburg), Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Secretary of Technology; Virginia Enterprise Applications Program; searchable database website of state budget expenditures and revenues. Provides for the Virginia Enterprise Applications Program (VEAP) within the Office of the Secretary of Technology to create and maintain a searchable database website containing information on state revenues, appropriations, and expenditures. Under the bill, the Director of VEAP shall develop a pilot searchable database website available for public use no later than July 1, 2010. Beginning in July 2013, the searchable database website shall be updated for (i) fiscal years that ended prior to July 1, 2009, and (ii) for future fiscal years not later than 60 days following the close of the fiscal year. The Director of VEAP, the Auditor of Public Accounts and the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission shall work together to coordinate efforts in obtaining, summarizing, and compiling information in order to avoid duplication of efforts. The website shall be made available in a format designed to encourage the greatest amount of use by the general public. The website shall provide access to all levels of budget spending in state government. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 092571572
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Science and Technology
01/26/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2285)
02/02/2009Reported from Science and Technology (19-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2009Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/03/2009Assigned App. sub: Technology Oversight & Government Activities (Landes)
02/06/2009Reported from Appropriations with substitute (23-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2009Committee substitute printed 092432464-H1
02/08/2009Read first time
02/09/2009Read second time
02/09/2009Committee substitute agreed to 092432464-H1
02/09/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2285H1
02/10/2009Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/10/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/10/2009Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/10/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on Rules
02/12/2009Assigned Rules sub: Studies
02/20/2009Reported from Rules (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009Read third time
02/24/2009Floor substitute printed 092936216-S1 (Cuccinelli)
02/24/2009Reading of substitute waived
02/24/2009Passed by for the day
02/25/2009Read third time
02/25/2009Reading of substitute waived
02/25/2009Substitute by Senator Cuccinelli agreed to 092936216-S1
02/25/2009Amendment #1 by Senator Norment withdrawn
02/25/2009Reading of amendment waived
02/25/2009Amendment #2 by Senator Norment agreed to
02/25/2009Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute with amendment HB2285S1
02/25/2009Passed Senate with substitute with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (3-Y 93-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2009Placed on Calendar
02/26/2009Senate substitute agreed to by House 092936216-S1 (97-Y 0-N)
02/26/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2009Senate amendment rejected by House (3-Y 93-N)
02/26/2009VOTE: --- REJECTED (3-Y 93-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2009Senate receded from amendment (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2285ER)
03/10/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2285ER)
03/10/2009Signed by President
03/11/2009Signed by Speaker
03/30/2009Governor's recommendation received by House
03/30/2009Governor's substitute printed 095876802-H2
04/07/2009Placed on Calendar
04/08/2009Enacted, Chapter 811 (effective 7/1/09)
04/08/2009House concurred in Governor's recommendation (98-Y 0-N)
04/08/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/08/2009Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/08/2009G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/08/2009Reenrolled bill text (HB2285ER2)
04/08/2009Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/08/2009Signed by President as reenrolled
04/08/2009Enacted, Chapter 812 (effective 7/1/09)
04/08/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0812)
04/14/2009Reenrolled bill text (HB2285ER2)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 4 clips in all, totaling 13 minutes.