Sports or entertainment project; City of Va. Beach granted certain powers relating to construction. (HB2368)

Introduced By

Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Cheryl Turpin (D-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


City of Virginia Beach; sports or entertainment project. Grants the City of Virginia Beach certain powers relating to construction of a sports or entertainment project and any related facilities. Among those powers is the authority to (i) issue bonds to construct a sports or entertainment project, (ii) receive state sales and use tax revenue that is attributable to such project, and (iii) use such revenue to repay such bonds. The bill provides that the City of Virginia Beach's entitlement to state sales and use tax revenue shall expire on July 1, 2039. The powers granted by the bill to the City of Virginia Beach are similar to those granted to the Hampton Roads Sports Facility Authority. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19104205D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Finance
01/18/2019Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #2
01/22/2019Impact statement from TAX (HB2368)
01/23/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/23/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (8-Y 0-N)
01/30/2019Reported from Finance with amendment (14-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Read second time
02/04/2019Committee amendment agreed to
02/04/2019Engrossed by House as amended HB2368E
02/04/2019Printed as engrossed 19104205D-E
02/05/2019Read third time and passed House (72-Y 26-N)
02/05/2019VOTE: PASSAGE (72-Y 26-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/12/2019Rereferred from Local Government (10-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2019Rereferred to Finance
02/18/2019Left in Finance

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1788.