Auditor of Public Accounts; post certain information on its Internet website, a searchable database. (SB431)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Herring (D-Leesburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


State Government Spending Accountability Act.  Requires state agencies to maintain a transaction register including a complete record of all funds expended over one hundred dollars. The bill also requires state agencies to post a copy of each monthly statement for all credit cards issued to officers or employees for official use and a list of all of the number of full-time employees and the average compensation in each class. In addition, the bill directs the Auditor of Public Accounts to conduct a review of the searchable databases providing expenditure, revenue, and demographic information used by other states and to incorporate best practices for ease of use and transparency of state agency expenditures. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10103820D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee on Finance
01/19/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB431)
01/27/2010Reported from Finance with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2010Committee substitute printed 10104689D-S1
01/28/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2010Read second time
01/29/2010Reading of substitute waived
01/29/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10104689D-S1
01/29/2010Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB431S1
02/01/2010Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB431S1)
02/17/2010Placed on Calendar
02/17/2010Read first time
02/17/2010Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/23/2010Assigned App. sub: Technology Oversight and Government Activities
03/02/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
03/02/2010Reported from Appropriations with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2010Committee substitute printed 10105767D-H1
03/03/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB431H1)
03/04/2010Read second time
03/05/2010Read third time
03/05/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105767D-H1
03/05/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB431H1
03/05/2010Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
03/05/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2010Reconsideration of House passage agreed to by House
03/05/2010Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
03/05/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2010House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2010Title replaced 10105767D-H1
03/13/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB431ER)
03/14/2010Signed by Speaker
03/15/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB431ER)
03/15/2010Signed by President
04/12/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 671 (effective 7/1/10)
04/12/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0671)


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 2 minutes.