VA HB1979 | 2021 | 1st Special Session

Note: Carryover of previous HB1979

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 15-0)
Status: Passed on March 31 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-03-31 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0493)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]

Summary

Electric vehicle rebate program; creation and funding; report. Creates a rebate program for the purchase or lease of new and used electric vehicles, to be administered by the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy. A purchaser or lessee of a new or used electric vehicle would receive a $2,500 rebate applied toward payment for the purchase, and a purchaser or lessee with an annual household income that does not exceed 300 percent of the federal poverty level would be entitled to an additional $2,000 rebate for a new electric vehicle and $500 for a used electric vehicle beginning in taxable year 2022. The bill also establishes an Electric Vehicle Rebate Program Advisory Council to oversee the Electric Vehicle Rebate Program and to make recommendations regarding its implementation and the Electric Vehicle Rebate Program Fund created by the bill. The Director of the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy is required to report annually to the Governor and the General Assembly regarding the program. The program expires on January 1, 2027. Electric vehicle rebate program; creation and funding; report. Creates a rebate program for the purchase or lease of new and used electric vehicles, to be administered by the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy. A purchaser or lessee of a new or used electric vehicle would receive a $2,500 rebate applied toward payment for the purchase, and a purchaser or lessee with an annual household income that does not exceed 300 percent of the federal poverty level would be entitled to an additional $2,000 rebate for a new electric vehicle and $500 for a used electric vehicle beginning in taxable year 2022. The bill also establishes an Electric Vehicle Rebate Program Advisory Council to oversee the Electric Vehicle Rebate Program and to make recommendations regarding its implementation and the Electric Vehicle Rebate Program Fund created by the bill. The Director of the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy is required to report annually to the Governor and the General Assembly regarding the program. The program expires on January 1, 2027.

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Title

Electric vehicle rebate program; creation and funding, report, sunset date.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2021-02-27 - House - House: VOTE: Agreed To (54-Y 45-N) (Y: 54 N: 45 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-02-27 - Senate - Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (21-Y 18-N) (Y: 21 N: 18 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-24 - Senate - Senate: Senate insisted on substitute (39-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-23 - House - House: VOTE: Adoption (0-Y 97-N) (Y: 0 N: 97 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [FAIL]
2021-02-19 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (21-Y 17-N) (Y: 21 N: 17 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-02-17 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-17 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Finance and Appropriations with substitute (11-Y 4-N) (Y: 11 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-05 - Senate - Senate: Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N) (Y: 16 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-05 - House - House: VOTE: Passage (55-Y 45-N) (Y: 55 N: 45 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-03 - House - House: Reported from Appropriations (13-Y 9-N) (Y: 13 N: 9 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-01 - House - House: Reported from Finance with substitute (13-Y 9-N) (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-01-29 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 2-N) (Y: 5 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2021-03-31 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0493)
2021-03-31 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 493 (effective 7/1/21)
2021-03-15 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
2021-03-15HouseEnrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 15, 2021
2021-03-11HouseSigned by Speaker
2021-03-09SenateSigned by President
2021-03-09HouseBill text as passed House and Senate (HB1979ER)
2021-03-09HouseEnrolled
2021-02-27SenateConference report agreed to by Senate (21-Y 18-N)
2021-02-27HouseVOTE: Agreed To (54-Y 45-N)
2021-02-27HouseConference report agreed to by House (54-Y 45-N)
2021-02-27HouseConference substitute printed 21200705D-H2
2021-02-27 Conference: Amended by conference committee
2021-02-25SenateSenators: Marsden, McClellan, Vogel
2021-02-25SenateConferees appointed by Senate
2021-02-25HouseDelegates: Reid, Bagby, Coyner
2021-02-25HouseConferees appointed by House
2021-02-25HouseHouse acceded to request
2021-02-24SenateSenate requested conference committee
2021-02-24SenateSenate insisted on substitute (39-Y 0-N)
2021-02-23HouseVOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 97-N)
2021-02-23HouseSenate substitute rejected by House 21200328D-S1 (0-Y 97-N)
2021-02-23HousePlaced on Calendar
2021-02-19SenatePassed Senate with substitute (21-Y 17-N)
2021-02-19SenateEngrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1979S1
2021-02-19SenateCommittee substitute agreed to 21200328D-S1
2021-02-19SenateReading of substitute waived
2021-02-19SenateRead third time
2021-02-18SenatePassed by for the day
2021-02-18SenateRead third time
2021-02-17SenateReported from Finance and Appropriations with substitute (11-Y 4-N)
2021-02-17SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
2021-02-17SenateCommittee substitute printed 21200328D-S1
2021-02-05SenateContinued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N)
2021-02-05SenateReferred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations
2021-02-05SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2021-02-05HouseVOTE: Passage (55-Y 45-N)
2021-02-05HouseRead third time and passed House (55-Y 45-N)
2021-02-04HouseEngrossed by House - committee substitute HB1979H1
2021-02-04HouseCommittee substitute agreed to 21104242D-H1
2021-02-04HouseRead second time
2021-02-03HouseRead first time
2021-02-03HouseReported from Appropriations (13-Y 9-N)
2021-02-01HouseReferred to Committee on Appropriations
2021-02-01HouseCommittee substitute printed 21104242D-H1
2021-02-01HouseReported from Finance with substitute (13-Y 9-N)
2021-01-29HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 2-N)
2021-01-16HouseAssigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #3
2021-01-11HouseReferred to Committee on Finance
2021-01-11HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102817D

Same As/Similar To

HB1979 (Carry Over) 2021-02-05 - Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N)

Subjects


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
221509.5(n/a)See Bill Text
5812626.1(n/a)See Bill Text
581433.1(n/a)See Bill Text
581439.2(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

TypeSource
Summaryhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?212+sum+HB1979
Texthttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?212+ful+HB1979+hil
Texthttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?212+ful+HB1979H1+hil
Texthttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?212+ful+HB1979S1+hil
Texthttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?212+ful+HB1979H2+hil
Texthttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?212+ful+HB1979ER+hil
Texthttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?212+ful+CHAP0493+hil
Amendmenthttps://committees.lis.virginia.gov/pdfs/drafts/21200328D.pdf
Amendmenthttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?212+amd+HB1979AC
Supplementhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?212+oth+HB1979F122+PDF
Supplementhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?212+oth+HB1979FH1122+PDF
Supplementhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?212+oth+HB1979FS1122+PDF
Supplementhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?212+oth+HB1979FH2122+PDF
Supplementhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?212+oth+HB1979FER122+PDF
Roll Callhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?212+vot+H1003C0002+HB1979
Roll Callhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?212+vot+H10C0045+HB1979
Roll Callhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?212+vot+H02C0102+HB1979
Roll Callhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?212+vot+HC1496+HB1979
Roll Callhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?212+vot+S05C0197+HB1979
Roll Callhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?212+vot+S05V0080+HB1979
Roll Callhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?212+vot+SV0114HB1979+HB1979
Roll Callhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?212+vot+SV0211HB1979+HB1979
Roll Callhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?212+vot+HV1878+HB1979
Roll Callhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?212+vot+SV0400HB1979+HB1979
Roll Callhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?212+vot+SV0540HB1979+HB1979
Roll Callhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?212+vot+HV2007+HB1979

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