Agriculture commodity funds; removes authority of General Assembly to disburse unexpended balances. (HB115)

Introduced By

Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Rob Bloxom (R-Accomack)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Diversion of agriculture commodity funds. Removes the authority of the General Assembly to disburse the unexpended balances in the special agriculture commodity funds for purposes other than each fund's intended purpose. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/16/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101316D
12/16/2015Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/14/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB115)
01/20/2016Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2016Read first time
01/25/2016Read second time and engrossed
01/26/2016Read third time and passed House (96-Y 0-N)
01/26/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2016Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/18/2016Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2016Read third time
02/23/2016Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB115ER)
02/24/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB115ER)
02/24/2016Signed by Speaker
02/25/2016Signed by President
02/25/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 02/25/16
02/25/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 3, 2016
03/01/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 167 (effective 7/1/16)
03/01/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0167)