Va.Beach arena; if Va. Beach issues bonds for a facility, it shall create an Arena Financing Fund. (HB1267)

Introduced By

Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patrons Del. Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Scott Taylor (R-Virginia Beach), and Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Relating to the City of Virginia Beach; sports or entertainment arena. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/17/2014Presented and ordered printed 14104191D
01/17/2014Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/22/2014Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #2
01/30/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (11-Y 0-N)
01/31/2014Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with substitute (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2014Committee substitute printed 14104615D-H1
02/03/2014Read first time
02/04/2014Read second time
02/04/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104615D-H1
02/04/2014Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1267H1
02/05/2014Read third time and passed House (83-Y 11-N)
02/05/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (83-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2014Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/07/2014Impact statement from TAX (HB1267H1)
02/25/2014Reported from Local Government with substitute (13-Y 0-N)
02/25/2014Committee substitute printed 14105303D-S1
02/27/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/28/2014Read third time
02/28/2014Reading of substitute waived
02/28/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14105303D-S1
02/28/2014Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1267S1
02/28/2014Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
03/03/2014Placed on Calendar
03/04/2014Senate substitute agreed to by House 14105303D-S1 (89-Y 10-N)
03/04/2014VOTE: ADOPTION (89-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2014Reconsideration of Senate substitute agreed to by House
03/04/2014Senate substitute agreed to by House 14105303D-S1 (85-Y 13-N)
03/04/2014VOTE: ADOPTION #2 (85-Y 13-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1267ER)
03/06/2014Signed by Speaker
03/09/2014Signed by President
04/02/2014Impact statement from TAX (HB1267ER)
04/06/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 738 (effective 7/1/14)
04/06/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0738)


This bill mentions Virginia Beach.


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.