King William County and Town of West Point; localities to govern allocation of revenues for schools. (SB488)

Introduced By

Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg) with support from co-patron Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


King William County and the Town of West Point; allocation of revenues for schools. Creates a special school tax district in King William County and governs the allocation of revenue for schools in King William County and the Town of West Point as a means of continuing the "split levy" of King William County's taxes in the Town of West Point and outside the Town. The bill contains an emergency clause. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2014Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/08/14 14102023D
01/08/2014Referred to Committee on Finance
01/20/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB488)
01/21/2014Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N)
01/23/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB488)
01/24/2014Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 0-N)
01/31/2014Placed on Calendar
01/31/2014Read first time
01/31/2014Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/11/2014Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #1
02/19/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (10-Y 0-N)
02/21/2014Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2014Read second time
02/25/2014Read third time
02/25/2014Committee amendment agreed to
02/25/2014Engrossed by House as amended
02/25/2014Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/25/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2014Reconsideration of House passage agreed to by House
02/25/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE #2 (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2014House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/03/2014Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB488ER)
03/03/2014Signed by Speaker
03/06/2014Signed by President
04/06/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 709 (effective 4/6/14)
04/06/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0709)


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.