Tax preferences; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study effectiveness. (SJ21)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Study; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study the effectiveness of tax preferences. Read the Bill »


03/14/2010: Passed the Senate


01/05/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10103215D
01/05/2010Referred to Committee on Rules
01/18/2010Assigned Rules sub: Studies
02/12/2010Reported from Rules
02/15/2010Reading waived (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2010Read second time and engrossed
02/16/2010Reading waived (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2010Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
02/18/2010Placed on Calendar
02/18/2010Read first time
02/18/2010Referred to Committee on Rules
03/01/2010Assigned Rules sub: #3 Studies
03/02/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
03/04/2010Reported from Rules (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2010Taken up
03/09/2010Agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
03/09/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/14/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ21ER)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 20 seconds.


Connie Church writes:

We could save education, medicaid and other programs from being cut. We need to make sure all tax expenditures are effective and not continued just because they are on the books.