Constitutional amendment; limits total on appropriations (first reference). (HJ499)

Introduced By

Del. Manoli Loupassi (R-Richmond)


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Constitutional amendment (first resolution); limit on appropriations.  Limits total appropriations in a year to the preceding year's total appropriations plus a percentage equal to the sum of the percentage increase in the rate of inflation plus the rate of population increase. However, additional appropriations may be made (i) for tax relief, (ii) for deposits to the Revenue Stabilization Fund, or (iii) for nonrecurring capital projects. "Total appropriations" is defined so as not to include appropriated moneys that are received from the federal government or an agency or unit thereof. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


09/08/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100297D
09/08/2010Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/13/2011Assigned P & E sub: #1 Constitutional
01/24/2011Subcommittee recommends incorporating (HJ540-Cole)
02/08/2011Left in Privileges and Elections