HB 199 MEI Project Approval Commission; expands scope of incentive packages to be reviewed.
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Summary as introduced:
MEI Project Approval Commission; work of the Commission.  Expands the scope of incentive packages to be reviewed by the MEI Project Approval Commission by eliminating the limitation that the Commission may only review incentive packages for MEI projects that are proposed to be funded by bonds of the Virginia Public Building Authority and by providing for the Commission to review incentive packages (including but not limited to incentive packages for MEI projects) for which (i) one or more of the incentives in the incentive package is not authorized under current law, or (ii) an amendment by the General Assembly is being sought to one or more currently existing incentives included as part of the incentive package.

A Major Employment and Investment project is defined under current law as a regional economic development project in which a private entity is expected to make a capital investment exceeding $250 million in the Commonwealth and to create more than 400 new full-time jobs.

As part of its review, the Commission may endorse certain incentive packages for approval by the General Assembly. This bill is identical to SB 184.

Full text:
01/08/10  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101113D  pdf | impact statement
02/26/10  Senate: Committee substitute printed 10105594D-S1  pdf | impact statement
03/12/10  House: Conference substitute printed 10106019D-H1  pdf
03/22/10  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB199ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/11/10  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0543)  pdf

Amendments:
Conference amendments

Status:
01/08/10  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101113D
01/08/10  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/19/10  House: Assigned App. sub: Economic Development, Agriculture and Natural Resources
02/04/10  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/12/10  House: Reported from Appropriations (21-Y 0-N)
02/14/10  House: Read first time
02/15/10  House: Read second time and engrossed
02/16/10  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/16/10  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
02/17/10  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/10  Senate: Referred to Committee on Rules
02/19/10  Senate: Assigned Rules sub: #1
02/26/10  Senate: Reported from Rules with substitute (15-Y 0-N)
02/26/10  Senate: Committee substitute printed 10105594D-S1
03/01/10  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
03/02/10  Senate: Read third time
03/02/10  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
03/02/10  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 10105594D-S1
03/02/10  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB199S1
03/02/10  Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
03/03/10  House: Placed on Calendar
03/04/10  House: Senate substitute rejected by House 10105594D-S1 (2-Y 98-N)
03/04/10  House: VOTE: --- REJECTED (2-Y 98-N)
03/08/10  Senate: Senate insisted on substitute (40-Y 0-N)
03/08/10  Senate: Senate requested conference committee
03/09/10  House: House acceded to request
03/09/10  House: Conferees appointed by House
03/09/10  House: Delegates: Cox, M.K., Landes, Dance
03/10/10  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
03/10/10  Senate: Senators: Colgan, Puckett, Locke
03/12/10  House: Conference substitute printed 10106019D-H1
03/12/10  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
03/12/10  House: Conference report agreed to by House (93-Y 0-N)
03/12/10  House: VOTE: --- ADOPTION (93-Y 0-N)
03/22/10  House: Enrolled
03/22/10  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB199ER)
03/22/10  House: Signed by Speaker
03/25/10  Senate: Signed by President
04/11/10  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 543 (effective 7/1/10)
04/11/10  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0543)