Virginia - SB1470 - 2017

Coal tax; limits aggregate amount of credits that may be allocated or claimed for employment, etc.

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Added On: 02-10-2017
Updated On: 03-12-2017
Status: Vetoed
Primary Sponsor: Benton Chafin (Republican)





Actions (27)

  • 01-16-2017 - Referred to Committee on Finance
  • 01-16-2017 - Presented and ordered printed 17103387D
  • 01-31-2017 - Reported from Finance with amendment (11-Y 4-N)
  • 02-01-2017 - Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
  • 02-02-2017 - Printed as engrossed 17103387D-E
  • 02-02-2017 - Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1470E
  • 02-02-2017 - Committee amendment agreed to
  • 02-02-2017 - Reading of amendment waived
  • 02-02-2017 - Read second time
  • 02-03-2017 - Read third time and passed Senate (25-Y 15-N)
  • 02-08-2017 - Referred to Committee on Finance
  • 02-08-2017 - Read first time
  • 02-08-2017 - Placed on Calendar
  • 02-13-2017 - Reported from Finance (15-Y 6-N)
  • 02-14-2017 - Read second time
  • 02-15-2017 - VOTE: PASSAGE (68-Y 29-N 1-A)
  • 02-15-2017 - Passed House (68-Y 29-N 1-A)
  • 02-15-2017 - Read third time
  • 02-17-2017 - Enrolled
  • 02-17-2017 - Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1470ER)
  • 02-17-2017 - Signed by Speaker
  • 02-20-2017 - Signed by President
  • 02-21-2017 - Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/21/17
  • 02-21-2017 - Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
  • 03-13-2017 - Governor: Vetoed by Governor
  • 04-05-2017 - Senate sustained Governor's veto (24-Y 16-N)
  • 04-05-2017 - Requires 27 affirmative votes to override veto

Votes (6)

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01-31-2017Senate: Reported from Finance with amendment (11-Y 4-N)Senate1140yes
02-01-2017Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)Senate4000yes
02-03-2017Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (25-Y 15-N)Senate25150yes
02-13-2017House: Reported from Finance (15-Y 6-N)House1561yes
02-15-2017House: VOTE: PASSAGE (68-Y 29-N 1-A)House68293yes
04-05-2017Senate: Senate sustained Governor's veto (24-Y 16-N)Senate24160yes

Sponsors (2)

News (2)

Virginia legislative session produces changes for solar, coal ash, and pumped storage - Blue Virginia (press release) (blog)
Published by bluevirginia.us
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:42:55 GMT

In the Senate, Wexton's bill was “rolled into” Wagner's bill, but only her name, not the provisions of her bill, carried over. SB 1395 (Wagner), a second Rubin Group bill, increases from 100 MW to 150 MW the size of solar or wind projects eligible to ...

McAuliffe again vetoes coal tax credit bill - Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
Published by heraldcourier.com
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 05:00:12 GMT

Republican supporters of the measure, including the bill's chief patron, state Sen. ... McAuliffe chooses to ignore the needs of the people of Southwest Virginia at a critical time for the coal industry by vetoing the coal tax credit bill, SB 1470 ...