Retail Sales & Use Tax; expands definition of public facility for purpose of using certain revenues. (SB868)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Sales and use tax; entitlement to revenues. Expands the definition of a "public facility" for the purpose of using certain sales tax revenues to pay off bonds used to build or expand the public facility on or after July 1, 2009, but before July 1, 2011. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/29/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09
12/29/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 096683228
12/29/2008Referred to Committee on Finance
01/16/2009Impact statement from TAX (SB868)
02/04/2009Reported from Finance (14-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2009Read second time and engrossed
02/09/2009Read third time and passed Senate (32-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Impact statement from TAX (SB868)
02/11/2009Placed on Calendar
02/11/2009Read first time
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on Finance
02/13/2009Impact statement from TAX (SB868)
02/16/2009Reported from Finance with amendment (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2009Read second time
02/18/2009Read third time
02/18/2009Committee amendment agreed to
02/18/2009Engrossed by House as amended
02/18/2009Passed House with amendment (90-Y 7-N)
02/18/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (90-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2009House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB868ER)
02/23/2009Impact statement from TAX (SB0868ER)
02/24/2009Signed by Speaker
02/25/2009Signed by President
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 499 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0499)


This bill mentions Suffolk, Portsmouth City, Norfolk City, Hampton City, Newport News City, Roanoke City, Salem City, Staunton.


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 1 minute.