GO Virginia Grants; extends sunset provision. (HB654)

Introduced By

Del. Will Wampler (R-Abingdon) with support from co-patron Del. Anne Ferrell Tata (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Certain GO Virginia Grants; matching funds; sunset. Extends from July 1, 2022, to July 1, 2023, the sunset of the provision that allows a locality to use grant funds awarded by the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission as matching funds for GO Virginia grants. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101157D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/24/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB654)
01/25/2022Assigned App. sub: Commerce Agriculture & Natural Resources
02/02/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/02/2022Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2022Read first time
02/07/2022Read second time and engrossed
02/08/2022Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/08/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2022Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/08/2022Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/08/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage #2 (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2022Referred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations
02/22/2022Reported from Finance and Appropriations with substitute (15-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/22/2022Committee substitute printed 22106832D-S1
02/23/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2022Read third time
02/24/2022Reading of substitute waived
02/24/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22106832D-S1
02/24/2022Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB654S1
02/24/2022Passed Senate with substitute (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2022Senate substitute agreed to by House 22106832D-S1 (95-Y 3-N)
02/28/2022VOTE: Adoption (95-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB654S1)
03/02/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB654ER)
03/02/2022Signed by Speaker
03/03/2022Signed by President
03/03/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB654ER)
03/11/2022Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2022
03/11/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/07/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 137 (effective 7/1/22)
04/07/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0137)