Aircraft, public; definition. (SB213)

Introduced By

Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake) with support from co-patron Sen. Monty Mason (D-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public aircraft; definition. Provides that the definition of "public aircraft" includes any fighter or attack jet, defined in the bill, that is leased or owned by a private entity, provided that the aircraft operations are conducted exclusively for the purpose of military combat training in service to the federal government. The bill has an expiration date of September 1, 2023. This bill is identical to HB 799. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/03/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101488D
01/03/2018Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/24/2018Committee substitute printed 18105691D-S1
01/24/2018Reported from Transportation with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2018Rereferred to Finance
01/26/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB213)
01/30/2018Reported from Finance with amendments (12-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/31/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2018Read second time
02/01/2018Reading of substitute waived
02/01/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18105691D-S1
02/01/2018Reading of amendments waived
02/01/2018Committee amendments agreed to
02/01/2018Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendments SB213ES1
02/01/2018Printed as engrossed 18105691D-ES1
02/02/2018Read third time and passed Senate (36-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB213ES1)
02/08/2018Placed on Calendar
02/08/2018Read first time
02/08/2018Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/15/2018Reported from Transportation with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2018Referred to Committee on Finance
02/19/2018Reported from Finance (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2018Read second time
02/22/2018Read third time
02/22/2018Committee amendments agreed to
02/22/2018Engrossed by House as amended
02/22/2018Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/22/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2018House amendments agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB213ER)
02/28/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB213ER)
02/28/2018Signed by Speaker
03/03/2018Signed by President
03/06/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 6, 2018
03/06/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/19/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 357 (effective 7/1/18)
03/19/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0357)