Coalfield employment enhancement tax credit; extends sunset date. (SB609)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson) with support from co-patron Sen. Phil Puckett (D-Tazewell)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Coalfield employment enhancement tax credit.  Eliminates the sunset on the coalfield employment enhancement tax credit. Currently the credit is set to expire on January 1, 2015. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/19/2012Presented and ordered printed 12104096D
01/19/2012Referred to Committee on Finance
01/28/2012Impact statement from TAX (SB609)
02/01/2012Reported from Finance with substitute (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2012Committee substitute printed 12104983D-S1
02/01/2012Incorporates SB616
02/02/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2012Read second time
02/03/2012Reading of substitute waived
02/03/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12104983D-S1
02/03/2012Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB609S1
02/06/2012Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Placed on Calendar
02/13/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Referred to Committee on Finance
02/13/2012Assigned Finance sub: #2
02/14/2012Impact statement from TAX (SB609S1)
02/15/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 1-N)
02/20/2012Reported from Finance with substitute (18-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2012Committee substitute printed 12105460D-H1
02/21/2012Read second time
02/22/2012Read third time
02/22/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12105460D-H1
02/22/2012Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB609H1
02/22/2012Passed House with substitute (80-Y 17-N)
02/22/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (80-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2012House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2012Reconsideration of House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2012House substitute agreed to by Senate (34-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2012Title replaced 12105460D-H1
02/29/2012Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB609ER)
02/29/2012Impact statement from TAX (SB609ER)
02/29/2012Signed by President
02/29/2012Signed by Speaker
04/05/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 649 (effective 7/1/12)
04/05/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0649)


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 2 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB616.