Virginia Grocery Investment Program and Fund; created, report, effective clause. (SB37)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta) with support from co-patron Sen. Glen Sturtevant (R-Midlothian)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Grocery Investment Program and Fund. Creates the Virginia Grocery Investment Program and Fund to provide funding for the construction, rehabilitation, equipment upgrades, or expansion of grocery stores, small food retailers, and innovative food retail projects, defined in the bill, in underserved communities. The provisions of the bill are contingent on funding in a general appropriation act. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


11/20/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100592D
11/20/2017Referred to Committee on Finance
01/15/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB37)
01/24/2018Reported from Finance with amendment (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2018Read second time
01/26/2018Reading of amendment waived
01/26/2018Committee amendment agreed to
01/26/2018Engrossed by Senate as amended SB37E
01/26/2018Printed as engrossed 18100592D-E
01/29/2018Read third time and passed Senate (36-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2018Assigned App. sub: Commerce, Agriculture, Natural Resources & Technology
01/31/2018Placed on Calendar
01/31/2018Read first time
01/31/2018Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/06/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB37E)
03/06/2018Left in Appropriations


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 2 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB69 and HB85.