Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority; dedicated revenues. (SB1070)

Introduced By

Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac) with support from co-patron Del. Rob Bloxom (R-Accomack)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority; dedicated revenues. Extends through fiscal year 2016 the dedication of certain income tax revenues to the Authority. Current law dedicates the income tax revenues attributable to the sale of commercial human spaceflights or commercial spaceflight training, or incidental to the sale of commercial human spaceflights, to the Authority through fiscal year 2015. The bill extends the dedication through fiscal year 2016. Amends § 58.1-423, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15102130D
01/13/2015Referred to Committee on Finance
01/27/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1070)
01/27/2015Reported from Finance with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2015Committee substitute printed 15104306D-S1
01/27/2015Incorporates SB1432
01/28/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2015Read second time
01/29/2015Reading of substitute waived
01/29/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15104306D-S1
01/29/2015Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1070S1
01/30/2015Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1070S1)
02/06/2015Placed on Calendar
02/06/2015Read first time
02/06/2015Referred to Committee on Finance
02/10/2015Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #2
02/11/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
02/16/2015Reported from Finance (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2015Read second time
02/18/2015Read third time
02/18/2015Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/18/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1070ER)
02/23/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1070ER)
02/23/2015Signed by Speaker
02/24/2015Signed by President
02/25/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/25/2015Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/25/15
02/25/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/17/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 260 (effective 7/1/15)
03/17/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0260)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.