VA SB1790 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)
Status: Passed on March 22 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-03-22 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0793)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


City of Virginia Beach; sports or entertainment project. Grants the City of Virginia Beach certain powers relating to construction of a sports or entertainment project and any related facilities. Among those powers is the authority to (i) issue bonds to construct a sports or entertainment project, (ii) receive state sales and use tax revenue that is attributable to such project, and (iii) use such revenue to repay such bonds. The bill provides that the City of Virginia Beach's entitlement to state sales and use tax revenue shall expire on July 1, 2039. The powers granted by the bill to the City of Virginia Beach are similar to those granted to the Hampton Roads Sports Facility Authority.

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Sports or entertainment project; City of Va. Beach granted certain powers relating to construction.


Roll Calls

2019-02-22 - House - House: VOTE: PASSAGE (71-Y 27-N) (Y: 71 N: 27 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-20 - House - House: Reported from Finance (17-Y 4-N) (Y: 17 N: 4 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-19 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate (33-Y 7-N) (Y: 33 N: 7 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-19 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-19 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-18 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor (13-Y 0-N) (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-03-22 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0793)
2019-03-22 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 793 (effective 7/1/19)
2019-03-11 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
2019-03-11SenateEnrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 11, 2019
2019-03-09SenateSigned by President
2019-03-07HouseSigned by Speaker
2019-03-07SenateBill text as passed Senate and House (SB1790ER)
2019-02-22HouseVOTE: PASSAGE (71-Y 27-N)
2019-02-22HousePassed House (71-Y 27-N)
2019-02-22HouseRead third time
2019-02-20HouseReported from Finance (17-Y 4-N)
2019-02-20HouseReferred to Committee on Finance
2019-02-20HouseRead first time
2019-02-20HousePlaced on Calendar
2019-02-19SenatePassed Senate (33-Y 7-N)
2019-02-19SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2019-02-19SenateEngrossed by Senate
2019-02-19SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2019-02-19SenateRead first time
2019-02-18SenateReported from Commerce and Labor (13-Y 0-N)
2019-02-18SenateReferred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
2019-02-18SenatePresented and ordered printed 19107333D
2019-02-18SenateUnanimous consent to introduce

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
1525928(n/a)See Bill Text
1525934(n/a)See Bill Text

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