Peanuts; extends sunset provision to July 1, 2021, of excise tax on those grown and sold in Va. (HB20)

Introduced By

Del. Riley Ingram (R-Hopewell) with support from co-patron Del. Roslyn Tyler (D-Jarratt)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Excise tax on peanuts. Extends the sunset of the $0.30 per 100 pounds excise tax on all peanuts grown in and sold in Virginia from July 1, 2016, to July 1, 2021. The proceeds from the tax are used for promoting the sales and use of Virginia peanuts. Amends § 3.2-1905, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
11/16/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100118D
11/16/2015Committee
11/16/2015Committee
11/16/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100118D
11/16/2015Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/15/2016Impact statement from TAX (HB20)
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 (94-Y 4-N)
01/26/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (94-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2016Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/30/2016Impact statement from TAX (HB20)
02/18/2016Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (13-Y 2-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 (34-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2016Enrolled
02/24/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB20ER)
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
02/29/2016Impact statement from TAX (HB20ER)
03/01/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 165 (effective 7/1/16)
03/01/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0165)

Video

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 46 seconds.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.



Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): ARE THE SENATORS READY TO VOTE? HAVE ALL THE SENATORS VOTED? DO ANY SENATORS DESIRE TO CHANGE THEIR VOTE? THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL.

[Unknown]: AYES 34, NOS 5. AYES 34, NOS 5. THE BILL PASSES. HOUSE BILL 20, A BILL RELATING TO THE EXCISE TAX ON PEANUTS. REPORTED FROM THE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES. THE SENATOR FROM STAFFORD, SENATOR STUART.

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland): THANK YOU, MR. PRESIDENT. I MOVE THE BILL PASS AND SPEAKING TO THE MOTION.

[Unknown]: THE SENATOR HAS THE FLOOR.

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland): MR. PRESIDENT, THIS IS SELF IMPOSED TAX THAT HELPS PROMOTE THE PEANUT INDUSTRY. IT IS IDENTICAL TO SENATOR LUCAS'S BILL WHICH I THINK PASSED NEARLY UNANIMOUSLY. MOVE THE BILL PASS.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): THE QUESTION IS SHALL HOUSE BILL 20 PASS. ALL IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION WILL RECORD THEIR VOTES AYE, THOSE OPPOSED NO. ARE THE SENATORS READY TO VOTE?

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1.