Fire Programs Fund; increases rate of assessment for Fund. (HB1532)

Introduced By

Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria) with support from co-patrons Del. Rich Anderson (R-Woodbridge), Del. James Edmunds (R-South Boston), and Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Fire Programs Fund. Increases the rate of the assessment for the Fire Programs Fund from one to 1.4 percent of the total direct gross premium income for fire and related lines of insurance. The measure also increases the share of certain moneys in the Fund to be allocated to localities for the improvement of volunteer and career fire services from 75 percent to 80 percent. The measure has a delayed effective date of January 1, 2018. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/27/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102058D
12/27/2016Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/17/2017Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendment (16-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2017Read first time
01/20/2017Read second time
01/20/2017Committee amendment agreed to
01/20/2017Engrossed by House as amended HB1532E
01/20/2017Printed as engrossed 17102058D-E
01/23/2017Read third time and passed House (97-Y 2-N)
01/23/2017VOTE: PASSAGE (97-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
01/24/2017Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/25/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1532E)
02/13/2017Reported from Commerce and Labor (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2017Read third time
02/16/2017Passed by for the day
02/17/2017Read third time
02/17/2017Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2017Signed by Speaker
02/21/2017Signed by President
02/21/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1532ER)
02/21/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/21/17
02/21/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
02/22/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1532ER)
03/24/2017Governor's recommendation received by House
04/05/2017Enacted, Chapter 777 (effective 1/1/18)
04/05/2017Placed on Calendar
04/05/2017House concurred in Governor's recommendation (96-Y 2-N)
04/05/2017VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
04/05/2017Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/05/2017G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/05/2017Reenrolled bill text (HB1532ER2)
04/05/2017Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/05/2017Signed by President as reenrolled
04/05/2017Enacted, Chapter 777 (effective - see bill)
04/05/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0777)