Coalfield employment enhancement tax credit; metallurgical coal mined by underground methods. (SB378)

Introduced By

Sen. Ben Chafin (R-Lebanon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Coal tax credits. Reinstates the Coalfield employment enhancement tax credit. The credit, which expired on July 1, 2016, can be earned on and after January 1, 2018, but before January 1, 2023, and only for metallurgical coal. This bill is identical to HB 665. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18104621D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee on Finance
01/25/2018Impact statement from TAX (SB378)
01/31/2018Reported from Finance (13-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2018Read second time and engrossed
02/05/2018Read third time and passed Senate (29-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2018Placed on Calendar
02/08/2018Read first time
02/08/2018Referred to Committee on Finance
02/16/2018Impact statement from TAX (SB378)
02/26/2018Reported from Finance with amendments (14-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2018Floor substitute printed 18107730D-H1 (Kilgore)
02/27/2018Floor substitute printed 18107778D-H1 (Kilgore)
02/27/2018Read second time
02/27/2018Floor substitute reprinted 18107778D-H1 (Kilgore)
02/28/2018Taken up out of order pursuant to House Rule 52 (96-Y 0-N)
02/28/2018VOTE: AGREE TO MOTION (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2018Read third time
02/28/2018Committee amendments rejected
02/28/2018Substitute by Delegate Kilgore agreed to 18107778D-H1
02/28/2018Engrossed by House - floor substitute SB378H1
02/28/2018Passed House with substitute (58-Y 41-N)
02/28/2018VOTE: PASSAGE (58-Y 41-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2018House substitute agreed to by Senate (32-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2018Title replaced 18107778D-H1
03/05/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB378ER)
03/05/2018Signed by Speaker
03/08/2018Signed by President
03/14/2018Impact statement from TAX (SB378ER)
03/14/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 14, 2018
03/14/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
04/09/2018Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/18/2018Senate rejected Governor's recommendation (11-Y 27-N 1-A)
04/18/2018Reconsideration of Governor's recommendation agreed to (39-Y 0-N)
04/18/2018Senate rejected Governor's recommendation (13-Y 26-N)
04/18/2018Communicated to Governor
04/18/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, May 18, 2018
05/18/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 855 (effective 7/1/18)
05/18/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0855)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB665.