Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority; tax revenues generated by commercial spaceflight. (SB1447)

Introduced By

Sen. William Wampler (R-Bristol)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Tax revenues generated by commercial spaceflight; Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority.  Credits to the Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority sales and use tax revenues generated from the sale of commercial spaceflights and commercial spaceflight training in the Commonwealth and corporate income tax collected from corporations that provide such services. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/21/2011Presented and ordered printed 11104068D
01/21/2011Referred to Committee on Finance
01/26/2011Impact statement from TAX (SB1447)
02/02/2011Reported from Finance with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2011Committee substitute printed 11104955D-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 11104955D-S1
02/04/2011Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1447S1
02/07/2011Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2011Placed on Calendar
02/08/2011Read first time
02/08/2011Referred to Committee on Finance
02/09/2011Assigned Finance sub: #1
02/09/2011Impact statement from TAX (SB1447S1)
02/10/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 1-N)
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 (89-Y 8-N)
02/16/2011VOTE: PASSAGE (89-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1447ER)
02/21/2011Signed by Speaker
02/22/2011Signed by President
02/25/2011Impact statement from TAX (SB1447ER)
03/25/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 563 (effective 7/1/11)
03/25/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0563)


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.