Excise tax on peanuts. (SB1)

Introduced By

Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth) with support from co-patron Del. Roslyn Tyler (D-Jarratt)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


11/16/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100290D
11/16/2015Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/15/2016Impact statement from TAX (SB1)
01/21/2016Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2016Read second time and engrossed
01/27/2016Read third time and passed Senate (35-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2016Impact statement from TAX (SB1)
02/03/2016Placed on Calendar
02/03/2016Read first time
02/03/2016Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/10/2016Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2016Read second time
02/12/2016Read third time
02/12/2016Passed House (91-Y 7-N)
02/12/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (91-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2016Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1ER)
02/15/2016Signed by President
02/15/2016Signed by Speaker
02/16/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/16/16
02/16/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 23, 2016
02/16/2016Impact statement from TAX (SB1ER)
02/23/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 5 (effective 7/1/16)
02/23/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0005)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB20.