MEI Project Approval Commission; changes to membership and operation of Commission. (SB1316)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


MEI Project Approval Commission. Makes several changes to the membership and operation of the MEI Project Approval Commission. The bill expands the membership from 10 to 11 members by adding one additional Senate appointment. The bill also clarifies the scope of the review required by the Commission to include not only economic development projects, but also potential tourism and film projects, while providing that projects only involving existing tax incentives currently available to any qualified tax payer shall not require review. Materials regarding the potential project shall be provided to the Commission at least 10 business days in advance of the meeting. Current law requires materials regarding the potential project to be provided at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting. The bill contains technical amendments. Amends § 30-309, § 30-310, § 30-311, § 30-312, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


01/07/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Rules Committee


01/07/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101924D
01/07/2019Referred to Committee on Rules

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