Peanuts; extends excise tax on those grown in and sold in Virginia. (HB1320)

Introduced By

Del. Rick Morris (R-Carrollton) with support from co-patron Del. Roslyn Tyler (D-Jarratt)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Excise tax on peanuts. Extends the $0.30 per 100 pounds excise tax on all peanuts grown in and sold in Virginia until July 1, 2016. The proceeds from the tax will be used for promoting the sales and use of Virginia peanuts. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


10/17/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100636D
10/17/2012Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/06/2013Impact statement from TAX (HB1320)
01/16/2013Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2013Read first time
01/18/2013Read first time
01/18/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/21/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (87-Y 0-N)
01/21/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (87-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/22/2013Referred to Committee on Finance
02/01/2013Impact statement from TAX (HB1320)
02/05/2013Reported from Finance (11-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2013Read third time
02/07/2013Passed Senate (34-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1320ER)
02/11/2013Signed by Speaker
02/12/2013Signed by President
02/14/2013Impact statement from TAX (HB1320ER)
02/20/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 6 (effective 7/1/13)
02/20/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0006)


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 40 seconds.