Gas severance tax; extends sunset provision to December 31, 2015. (SB552)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Gas severance tax. Extends the sunset date from December 31, 2014, to December 31, 2015, for the local gas severance tax that is dedicated to (i) the Gas Road Improvement Fund, (ii) the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Fund, and (iii) water, sewer, and gas lines. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2014Presented and ordered printed 14103238D
01/08/2014Referred to Committee on Finance
01/16/2014Impact statement from TAX (SB552)
01/28/2014Reported from Finance (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
01/30/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/31/2014Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 1-N)
02/07/2014Placed on Calendar
02/07/2014Read first time
02/07/2014Referred to Committee on Finance
02/12/2014Impact statement from TAX (SB552)
02/17/2014Reported from Finance (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2014Read second time
02/19/2014Read third time
02/19/2014Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/19/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2014Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB552ER)
02/21/2014Signed by Speaker
02/23/2014Signed by President
02/24/2014Impact statement from TAX (SB552ER)
03/05/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 187 (effective 7/1/14)
03/05/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0187)


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.