Enterprise zones; permits locality to apply for status based on distress factors in area. (HB1966)

Introduced By

Del. Matthew James (D-Portsmouth) with support from 6 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk), Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Rick Morris (R-Carrollton), Sen. Harry Blevins (R-Chesapeake), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake), Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Enterprise zones; criteria. Permits a locality to apply for enterprise zone status based on distress factors in the area of the proposed enterprise zone, rather than in the entire locality. Amends § 59.1-545, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102670D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/14/2013Assigned GL sub: #4 Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process
01/22/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1966)
01/22/2013Subcommittee recommends striking from docket
02/05/2013Left in General Laws

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1295.