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


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