Biennial appropriations; changes to begin in an odd-numbered year. (SB359)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Biennial appropriation act. Provides that the Commonwealth's biennial appropriations shall start on July 1 of odd-numbered years beginning with the biennial appropriation act for the period July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2021. The bill requires that the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018, would not be a part of any biennial appropriation act (i.e., it would be a single-year transitional budget). Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101371D
01/11/2016Referred to Committee on Finance
01/14/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB359)
01/20/2016Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2016Read second time and engrossed
01/26/2016Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2016Placed on Calendar
02/03/2016Read first time
02/03/2016Referred to Committee on Appropriations
03/08/2016Left in Appropriations