Local gas severance tax; extends sunset date. (HB2293)

Introduced By

Del. Will Morefield (R-North Tazewell)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Local gas severance tax; sunset date. Extends the sunset date from January 1, 2022, to January 1, 2024, for authority to impose an additional local gas severance tax that is dedicated to (i) the local Coal and Gas Road Improvement Fund; (ii) the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Fund; and (iii) water, sewer, and natural gas systems and lines. Read the Bill »


03/30/2021: signed by governor


01/16/2021Presented and ordered printed 21102698D
01/16/2021Referred to Committee on Finance
01/20/2021Impact statement from TAX (HB2293)
01/23/2021Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #1
01/25/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
01/27/2021Reported from Finance (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2021Read first time
01/29/2021Read second time
01/29/2021Passed by temporarily
01/29/2021Engrossed by House
02/01/2021Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/01/2021VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2021Referred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2021Reported from Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2021Read third time
02/18/2021Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2021Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2021Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2293ER)
02/22/2021Signed by President
02/24/2021Impact statement from TAX (HB2293ER)
02/24/2021Signed by Speaker
02/25/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 25, 2021
02/25/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/30/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 430 (effective 7/1/21)
03/30/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0430)