Evaluate Tax Preferences, Joint Subcommittee to; established, report. (HB777)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave) with support from 7 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Bob Brink (D-Arlington), Del. Jimmie Massie (R-Richmond), Del. Bobby Orrock (R-Thornburg), Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach), Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville), Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan), Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Joint Subcommittee to Evaluate Tax Preferences.  Establishes the Joint Subcommittee to Evaluate Tax Preferences. The Joint Subcommittee is charged with overseeing the evaluation of Virginia's tax preferences. The Joint Subcommittee would consist of two members of the House Committee on Appropriations, four members of the House Committee on Finance, and four members of the Senate Committee on Finance, appointed by the respective Chairmen of the three committees. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103327D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee on Rules
01/20/2012Assigned Rules sub: Studies
01/25/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB777)
01/26/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
01/27/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB777)
02/07/2012Reported from Rules with amendments (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2012Read first time
02/10/2012Read second time
02/10/2012Committee amendments agreed to
02/10/2012Engrossed by House as amended HB777E
02/10/2012Printed as engrossed 12103327D-E
02/13/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/13/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2012Referred to Committee on Rules
02/17/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB777E)
02/24/2012Committee substitute printed 12105647D-S1
02/24/2012Reported from Rules with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2012Committee substitute printed 12105677D-S1
02/24/2012Substitute bill reprinted 12105677D-S1
02/27/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2012Read third time
02/28/2012Reading of substitute waived
02/28/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12105677D-S1
02/28/2012Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB777S1
02/28/2012Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2012Placed on Calendar
03/01/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (1-Y 96-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2012Senate substitute rejected by House 12105677D-S1 (1-Y 96-N)
03/01/2012VOTE: REJECTED (1-Y 96-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB777S1)
03/05/2012Senate insisted on substitute (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2012Senate requested conference committee
03/06/2012House acceded to request
03/06/2012Conferees appointed by House
03/06/2012Delegates: Landes, Orrock, Johnson
03/07/2012Conferees appointed by Senate
03/07/2012Senators: Norment, Stosch, Saslaw
03/10/2012Passed by temporarily
03/10/2012Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2012Conference report agreed to by House (93-Y 0-N)
03/10/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (93-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/15/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB777ER)
03/15/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB777ER)
03/15/2012Signed by Speaker
03/17/2012Signed by President
04/09/2012Governor's recommendation received by House
04/17/2012Placed on Calendar
04/18/2012House concurred in Governor's recommendation (95-Y 1-N)
04/18/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
04/18/2012Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/18/2012G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/18/2012Reenrolled bill text (HB777ER2)
04/18/2012Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/18/2012Signed by President as reenrolled
04/18/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 777 (effective 7/1/12)
04/18/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0777)


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 4 minutes.