Income tax, state; barge and rail usage tax credit. (SB1282)

Introduced By

Sen. Jeff McWaters (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Income tax; barge and rail usage tax credit.  Grants an income tax credit for the usage of barge and rail to move cargo containers throughout the Commonwealth by way of her port facilities. The amount of the credit is $50 per cargo container moved by barge or rail that results in decreased highway truck traffic. The credit will be available for taxable years beginning on January 1, 2011, but before January 1, 2015. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101304D
01/12/2011Referred to Committee on Finance
01/29/2011Impact statement from TAX (SB1282)
02/02/2011Reported from Finance with substitute (8-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2011Committee substitute printed 11104915D-S1
02/03/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2011Read second time
02/04/2011Reading of substitute waived
02/04/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11104915D-S1
02/04/2011Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1282S1
02/07/2011Read third time and passed Senate (34-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2011Placed on Calendar
02/09/2011Read first time
02/09/2011Referred to Committee on Finance
02/11/2011Impact statement from TAX (SB1282S1)
02/14/2011Reported from Finance (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2011Read second time
02/16/2011Read third time
02/16/2011Passed House (84-Y 13-N)
02/16/2011VOTE: PASSAGE (84-Y 13-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1282ER)
02/21/2011Signed by Speaker
02/22/2011Signed by President
02/23/2011Impact statement from TAX (SB1282ER)
03/07/2011Impact statement from TAX (SB1282ER)
03/26/2011Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/05/2011Placed on Calendar
04/06/2011Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/06/2011House concurred in Governor's recommendation (92-Y 5-N)
04/06/2011VOTE: ADOPTION (92-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
04/06/2011G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/06/2011Reenrolled bill text (SB1282ER2)
04/06/2011Signed by President as reenrolled
04/06/2011Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/06/2011Enacted, Chapter 861 (effective 7/1/11)
04/06/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0861)


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 50 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2385.


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