Income tax, corporate and individual; green job tax credit. (SB623)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon) with support from co-patron Sen. Steve Martin (R-Chesterfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Income tax; corporate and individual; green jobs tax credit.  Allows a $500 income tax credit for the creation of "green" jobs for taxable years beginning on and after January 1, 2010.  Each taxpayer is allowed a credit for up to 350 new green jobs and may qualify for the Enterprise Zone Grant program if the job is located in an enterprise zone. Amends § 58.1-439.12:03, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/18/2010Presented and ordered printed 10104126D
01/18/2010Referred to Committee on Finance
02/02/2010Impact statement from TAX (SB623)
02/09/2010Reported from Finance with substitute (13-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2010Committee substitute printed 10105131D-S1
02/10/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2010Read second time
02/11/2010Reading of substitute waived
02/11/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105131D-S1
02/11/2010Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB623S1
02/12/2010Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2010Impact statement from TAX (SB623S1)
02/17/2010Placed on Calendar
02/17/2010Read first time
02/17/2010Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/23/2010Assigned App. sub: Economic Development, Agriculture and Natural Resources
02/26/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
03/01/2010Reported from Appropriations with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2010Committee substitute printed 10105630D-H1
03/03/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (82-Y 0-N)
03/03/2010Read second time
03/03/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (83-Y 0-N)
03/03/2010VOTE: --- AGREE TO MOTION (83-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105630D-H1
03/03/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB623H1
03/03/2010Passed House with substitute (89-Y 0-N)
03/03/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (89-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2010House substitute rejected by Senate (1-Y 38-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2010House insisted on substitute
03/03/2010House requested conference committee
03/03/2010Senate acceded to request (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2010Conferees appointed by Senate
03/03/2010Senators: Hanger, Quayle, Lucas
03/03/2010Conferees appointed by House
03/03/2010Delegates: Poindexter, Cox, J.A., Keam
03/08/2010Conference substitute printed 10105944D-S2
03/08/2010Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2010Conference report agreed to by House (96-Y 1-N)
03/08/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (96-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/12/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB623ER)
03/13/2010Signed by Speaker
03/15/2010Signed by President
04/01/2010Impact statement from TAX (SB623ER)
04/13/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 722 (effective 7/1/10)
04/13/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0722)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 4 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB803.