Retail Sales and Use Tax; distribution of revenue to localities based on school-age population. (HB832)

Introduced By

Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond) with support from co-patrons Del. Bob Tata (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach), Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath), and Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Distribution of sales tax revenue to localities based on school-age population.  Permits local school divisions that make the determination that the annual estimate of school-age population within the division provided by the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service of the University of Virginia is substantially inaccurate, to present evidence of such inaccuracy to the Superintendent of Public Instruction and have the Superintendent correct the estimate if is in agreement with the local school division. Amends § 58.1-638, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


  • 01/11/2012 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102205D
  • 01/11/2012 Referred to Committee on Finance
  • 01/20/2012 Assigned Finance sub: #1
  • 01/30/2012 Referred from Finance
  • 01/30/2012 Referred to Committee on Appropriations
  • 01/31/2012 Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education
  • 02/06/2012 Impact statement from DPB (HB832)
  • 02/07/2012 Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2013
  • 02/08/2012 Continued to 2013 in Appropriations
  • 11/29/2012 Left in Appropriations


This bill mentions Richmond, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Alexandria, Falls Church, Arlington.