Telework Promotion & Broadband Assistance, Office of, & Broadband Advisory Council; expiration. (HB999)

Introduced By

Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg) with support from co-patrons Del. Wendy Gooditis (D-Clarke), Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville), Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), and Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Office of Telework Promotion and Broadband Assistance; Broadband Advisory Council; expiration. Extends the expiration of the Office of Telework Promotion and Broadband Assistance and the Broadband Advisory Council from July 1, 2018, to July 1, 2019. This bill is identical to SB 991. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18104596D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee on Science and Technology
01/17/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB999)
01/29/2018Reported from Science and Technology (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2018Read first time
02/01/2018Read second time and engrossed
02/02/2018Read third time and passed House (98-Y 0-N)
02/02/2018VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/19/2018Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2018Committee substitute printed 18107343D-S1
02/19/2018Rereferred to Finance
02/22/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB999S1)
02/28/2018Reported from Finance with substitute (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2018Committee substitute printed 18107687D-S2
03/01/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2018Read third time
03/02/2018Committee substitute rejected 18107343D-S1
03/02/2018Committee substitute rejected 18107687D-S1
03/02/2018Floor substitute printed 18107962D-S3 (Hanger)
03/02/2018Reading of substitute waived
03/02/2018Substitute by Senator Hanger agreed to 18107962D-S3
03/02/2018Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute HB999S3
03/02/2018Passed Senate with substitute (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2018Placed on Calendar
03/06/2018Senate substitute rejected by House 18107962D-S3 (0-Y 96-N)
03/06/2018VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 96-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB999S3)
03/07/2018Senate insisted on substitute (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2018Senate requested conference committee
03/08/2018House acceded to request
03/08/2018Conferees appointed by House
03/08/2018Delegates: Byron, Robinson, Bagby
03/08/2018Conferees appointed by Senate
03/08/2018Senators: McDougle, Stanley, Dance
03/10/2018C Amended by conference committee
03/10/2018Conference substitute printed 18108303D-H1
03/10/2018Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2018Conference report agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
03/10/2018VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/12/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB999H1)
03/20/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB999ER)
03/20/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB999ER)
03/20/2018Signed by Speaker
03/22/2018Signed by President
03/26/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 26, 2018
03/26/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
04/04/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 759 (effective 7/1/18)
04/04/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0759)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.