VA HB1597 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 11-3)
Status: Passed on March 31 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-03-31 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0525)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


GO Virginia grants; matching funds. Allows a locality to use funds awarded from the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission as matching funds for a GO Virginia grant award. No other state funds are authorized to be used as a source of matching funds. The provisions of the bill sunset on July 1, 2021.

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GO Virginia grants; matching funds.


Roll Calls

2020-02-26 - House - House: VOTE: Adoption (88-Y 8-N) (Y: 88 N: 8 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-21 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate with amendment (31-Y 6-N) (Y: 31 N: 6 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-19 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-18 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Finance and Appropriations with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-31 - House - House: VOTE: Passage (93-Y 6-N) (Y: 93 N: 6 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-27 - House - House: Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (Y: 22 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-27 - House - House: Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (Y: 22 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-24 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N) (Y: 8 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-03-31 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0525)
2020-03-31 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 525 (effective 7/1/20)
2020-03-12 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
2020-03-12HouseEnrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
2020-03-04SenateSigned by President
2020-03-03HouseSigned by Speaker
2020-03-03HouseBill text as passed House and Senate (HB1597ER)
2020-02-26HouseVOTE: Adoption (88-Y 8-N)
2020-02-26HouseSenate amendment agreed to by House (88-Y 8-N)
2020-02-25HousePassed by for the day
2020-02-25HousePlaced on Calendar
2020-02-21SenatePassed Senate with amendment (31-Y 6-N)
2020-02-21SenateEngrossed by Senate as amended
2020-02-21SenateRead third time
2020-02-20SenatePassed by for the day
2020-02-20SenateCommittee amendment agreed to
2020-02-20SenateReading of amendment waived
2020-02-20SenateRead third time
2020-02-19SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
2020-02-18SenateReported from Finance and Appropriations with amendment (14-Y 0-N)
2020-02-03SenateReferred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations
2020-02-03SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2020-01-31HouseVOTE: Passage (93-Y 6-N)
2020-01-31HouseRead third time and passed House (93-Y 6-N)
2020-01-30HouseRead second time and engrossed
2020-01-29HouseRead first time
2020-01-27HouseReported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N)
2020-01-24HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
2020-01-20HouseAssigned App. sub: Commerce Agriculture & Natural Resources
2020-01-15HouseReferred to Committee on Appropriations
2020-01-15HousePresented and ordered printed 20104916D

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222489(n/a)See Bill Text

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