Enterprise zone job creation grants; wage requirements. (HB1881)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Heretick (D-Portsmouth) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Enterprise zone job creation grants. Provides that, for purposes of wage requirements for the enterprise zone job creation grant program, the minimum wage shall be the higher of the state minimum wage or the federal minimum wage. The bill also reduces the percentage of the minimum wage that grant eligible jobs must meet. The bill has a delayed effective date of January 1, 2022. Read the Bill »


03/30/2021: signed by governor


01/08/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102085D
01/08/2021Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
01/14/2021Reported from Labor and Commerce (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/15/2021Read first time
01/18/2021Read second time and engrossed
01/18/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1881)
01/19/2021Read third time and passed House (91-Y 8-N)
01/19/2021VOTE: Passage (91-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
01/20/2021Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2021Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N)
02/23/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
02/24/2021Read third time
02/24/2021Passed Senate (37-Y 2-N)
02/26/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1881ER)
02/26/2021Signed by Speaker
02/27/2021Signed by President
03/01/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1881ER)
03/01/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 1, 20201
03/01/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/30/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 402 (effective 1/1/22)
03/30/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0402)

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