Governor's reports; to provide monthly reports on revenue collections and quarterly assessments. (HB944)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave) with support from 10 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights), Del. Morgan Griffith (R-Salem), Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk), Del. Jimmie Massie (R-Richmond), Del. Sam Nixon (R-Richmond), Del. Lacey Putney (I-Bedford), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon), Sen. Fred Quayle (R-Suffolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Governor's reports of revenue estimates and collections and economic activity forecasts.  Codifies provisions in the Appropriation Act requiring the Governor to provide monthly reports on revenue collections and quarterly assessments of the Commonwealth's economic outlook. The bill also adds the Staff Directors of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees as members of the Advisory Board of Economists ("Board"), requires the Joint Rules Committee to appoint three of the 15 nonlegislative citizen members to the Board, and changes the Board's name to the Joint Advisory Board of Economists. Finally, the bill adds two members of the House of Delegates, appointed by the Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, and two members of the Senate, appointed by the Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, to the Advisory Council on Revenue Estimates. Amends § 2.2-1503, § 2.2-1513, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


  • 01/13/2010 Committee
  • 01/13/2010 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102443D
  • 01/13/2010 Referred to Committee on Appropriations
  • 01/19/2010 Assigned App. sub: Technology Oversight and Government Activities
  • 02/01/2010 Impact statement from DPB (HB944)
  • 02/02/2010 Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
  • 02/03/2010 Reported from Appropriations with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/03/2010 Committee substitute printed 10104978D-H1
  • 02/08/2010 Read first time
  • 02/09/2010 Passed by for the day
  • 02/10/2010 Passed by for the day
  • 02/11/2010 Read second time
  • 02/11/2010 Committee substitute rejected 10104978D-H1
  • 02/11/2010 Substitute by Delegate Landes agreed to 10105302D-H2
  • 02/11/2010 Engrossed by House - floor substitute HB944H2
  • 02/11/2010 Floor substitute printed 10105302D-H2 (Landes)
  • 02/12/2010 Read third time and passed House (96-Y 0-N)
  • 02/12/2010 VOTE: --- PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/12/2010 Impact statement from DPB (HB944H1)
  • 02/15/2010 Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 02/15/2010 Referred to Committee on Finance
  • 02/16/2010 Impact statement from DPB (HB944H2)
  • 02/23/2010 Reported from Finance with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/24/2010 Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/25/2010 Read third time
  • 02/25/2010 Reading of amendments waived
  • 02/25/2010 Committee amendments agreed to
  • 02/25/2010 Engrossed by Senate as amended
  • 02/25/2010 Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/26/2010 Placed on Calendar
  • 03/01/2010 Senate amendments agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
  • 03/01/2010 VOTE: --- ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 03/09/2010 Enrolled
  • 03/09/2010 Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB944ER)
  • 03/09/2010 Signed by Speaker
  • 03/11/2010 Signed by President
  • 03/30/2010 Impact statement from DPB (HB944ER)
  • 04/11/2010 G Approved by Governor-Chapter 422 (effective 7/1/10)
  • 04/11/2010 G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0422)