Offshore drilling; royalties to be deposited in Transportation Trust Fund, etc. (HB756)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach) with support from 28 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. Rich Anderson (R-Woodbridge), Del. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton), Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Barbara Comstock (R-McLean), Del. John A. Cox (R-Ashland), Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville), Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock), Del. Tag Greason (R-Potomac Falls), Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville), Del. Sal Iaquinto (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk), Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Jim LeMunyon (R-Oak Hill), Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge), Del. Matt Lohr (R-Harrisonburg), Del. Jackson Miller (R-Manassas), Del. Glenn Oder (R-Newport News), Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Williamsburg), Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill), Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Ed Scott (R-Culpeper), Del. Bob Tata (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach), Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Royalties from offshore drilling.  Requires that at least 80 percent of any revenues and royalties paid to the Commonwealth as a result of offshore natural gas and oil drilling shall be deposited to the Transportation Trust Fund. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101940D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/19/2010Assigned App. sub: Transportation
02/01/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 2-N)
02/01/2010Reported from Appropriations with substitute (16-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2010Committee substitute printed 10104566D-H1
02/03/2010Read first time
02/04/2010Read second time
02/04/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10104566D-H1
02/04/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB756H1
02/08/2010Read third time and passed House (71-Y 26-N)
02/08/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (71-Y 26-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB756H1)
02/09/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2010Referred to Committee on Finance
02/17/2010Reported from Finance (8-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2010Read third time
02/19/2010Passed by for the day
02/22/2010Read third time
02/22/2010Reading of amendment waived
02/22/2010Amendment by Senator Saslaw rejected (19-Y 20-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2010Amendment by Senator Saslaw reconsidered (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2010Amendment by Senator Saslaw rejected (18-Y 22-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2010Passed Senate (19-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2010Chair votes Yes
02/22/2010Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2010Passed Senate (21-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB756ER)
02/24/2010Signed by Speaker
02/25/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB756ER)
02/25/2010Signed by President
03/09/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 98 (effective 7/1/10)
03/09/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0098)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 3 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB601.