Legislation; negative local fiscal impact on local government. (SB188)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Peake (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Legislation affecting local government expenditures and revenues. Requires legislation with a negative local fiscal impact to be filed no later than the December 15 immediately preceding the first day of a regular session of the General Assembly. If a standing committee of the General Assembly to which a bill is referred that was not introduced by December 15 determines that a bill has a negative local fiscal impact, the bill shall be rereferred to the House or Senate Committee on Rules as appropriate. If the Committee on Rules determines that there is a negative local fiscal impact, the bill shall be ruled out of order. The bill also requires the Commission on Local Government to work with the Virginia Association of Counties and the Virginia Municipal League to develop processes and procedures for a review of fiscal impact of legislation. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/29/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104186D
12/29/2019Referred to Committee on Rules
01/08/2020Impact statement from DHCD (SB188)
01/09/2020Impact statement from DHCD (SB188)
01/18/2020Impact statement from DHCD (SB188)
02/07/2020Passed by indefinitely in Rules (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)