Budget process; biennial appropriations shall start on July 1 of odd-numbered years. (SB102)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville) with support from co-patrons Sen. Jeff McWaters (R-Virginia Beach), and Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel (R-Winchester)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Biennial appropriation act.  Provides that the Commonwealth's biennial appropriations shall start on July 1 of odd-numbered years beginning with the biennial appropriation act for the period July 1, 2011, through June 30, 2013. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/06/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10103465D
01/06/2010Referred to Committee on Finance
01/27/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB102)
02/03/2010Reported from Finance (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2010Read second time and engrossed
02/09/2010Passed by for the day
02/10/2010Pusuant to Rule 20F
02/10/2010Read third time
02/10/2010Motion to recommit to committee agreed to (21-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2010Recommitted to Finance
02/10/2010Pursuant to Rule 20F
02/10/2010Continued to 2011 in Finance


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 12 minutes.