Disaster relief; assistance by out-of-state businesses and employees. (HB1386)

Introduced By

Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan) with support from 8 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax), Del. Matt Fariss (R-Rustburg), Del. Scott Garrett (R-Lynchburg), Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Bobby Orrock (R-Thornburg), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Disaster relief assistance by out-of-state businesses and employees. Provides that out-of-state businesses and employees who come into the Commonwealth solely for the purpose of performing disaster-related or emergency-related work in response to a declared disaster or emergency shall not be subject to state or local taxes or registration requirements. The bill contains an emergency clause. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/13/2014Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/14/15 15100580D
12/13/2014Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/19/2015Impact statement from TAX (HB1386)
01/22/2015Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2015Committee substitute printed 15104057D-H1
01/26/2015Read first time
01/27/2015Read second time
01/27/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15104057D-H1
01/27/2015Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1386H1
01/28/2015Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/28/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
01/29/2015Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/10/2015Impact statement from TAX (HB1386H1)
02/16/2015Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendment (10-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2015Rereferred to Finance
02/18/2015Reported from Finance with substitute (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2015Committee substitute printed 15105262D-S1
02/19/2015Passed by for the day (0-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2015Read third time
02/20/2015Reading of amendment waived
02/20/2015Committee amendment rejected
02/20/2015Reading of substitute waived
02/20/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15105262D-S1
02/20/2015Amendment by Senator Watkins agreed to
02/20/2015Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment HB1386S1
02/20/2015Passed Senate with substitute with amendment (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015Placed on Calendar
02/24/2015Senate substitute with amendment agreed to by House 15105262D-S1 (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2015VOTE: ADOPTION EMERGENCY (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1386ER)
03/06/2015Signed by Speaker
03/07/2015Signed by President
03/10/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/10/15
03/10/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/11/2015Impact statement from TAX (HB1386ER)
03/26/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 595 (effective 3/26/15)
03/26/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0595)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 4 minutes.