VA HB1551 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Passed on April 4 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-04-04 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0744)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Special Workforce Grant Fund; creation. Creates the Special Workforce Grant Fund to award grants to certain e-commerce companies that make a capital investment at a facility in Fairfax County of at least $84 million and create at least 1,500 new full-time jobs at such facility. The grants would be paid out over a period of three years on the basis of investment and job-creation progress. The total aggregate amount of grants that may be paid is $10.5 million.

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Special Workforce Grant Fund; created.


Roll Calls

2018-03-02 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (Y: 38 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-03-01 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-02-28 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (Y: 16 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-02-13 - House - House: VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 2-N) (Y: 98 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-02-09 - House - House: Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (Y: 22 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-01-31 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N) (Y: 8 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-04-04 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0744)
2018-04-04 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 744 (effective 7/1/18)
2018-03-15 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
2018-03-15HouseEnrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 15, 2018
2018-03-09SenateSigned by President
2018-03-06HouseSigned by Speaker
2018-03-06HouseBill text as passed House and Senate (HB1551ER)
2018-03-02SenatePassed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
2018-03-02SenateRead third time
2018-03-01SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2018-02-28SenateReported from Finance (16-Y 0-N)
2018-02-14SenateReferred to Committee on Finance
2018-02-14SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2018-02-13HouseVOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 2-N)
2018-02-13HouseRead third time and passed House (98-Y 2-N)
2018-02-12HouseRead second time and engrossed
2018-02-10HouseRead first time
2018-02-09HouseReported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N)
2018-01-31HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
2018-01-29HouseAssigned App. sub: Commerce, Agriculture, Natural Resources & Technology
2018-01-19HouseReferred to Committee on Appropriations
2018-01-19HousePresented and ordered printed 18104222D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
591284.30(n/a)See Bill Text

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