Authorizes the Keeper of the Rolls to correct typographical errors in resolutions, in addition to his existing authority to correct such errors in bills.
Allows a new or expanding facility registered under the Watershed General Permit to acquire nutrient offset credits, on land located in the same tributary as the facility, on which best management practices have been implemented that would achieve reductions greater than those currently required by federal or state law or the Chesapeake Bay TMDL Watershed Implementation Plan. The bill provides that any such acquisition is subject to approval by the State Water Control Board. The bill also enables an applicant under the Watershed General Permit to join the Virginia Nutrient Credit Exchange Association.
Authorizes the Virginia Public Building Authority to issue bonds in the amount of $29.3 million plus financing costs to construct veterans care centers in Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads.
Makes several changes to the Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program (Program), including adding requirements that (i) each student eligible for the Program receive a grant from the institution’s appropriations for undergraduate student financial assistance before grants are awarded to students with equivalent remaining need, (ii) each eligible student receive a grant in an amount greater than other grants awarded to students with equivalent remaining need, (iii) each eligible student receive a Program grant in an amount greater than the grant of each eligible student with equivalent remaining need in the next-lowest class level, and (iv) each Program grant be determined by a proportionate award schedule adopted by each institution and vary according to each student’s remaining need and the total of tuition, fees, and other necessary charges, including books.
Allows the Clerks’ offices access to confidential bill request information.
Enlists assistance of state entities, without charge and through the appointment of liaisons within the agencies of the Executive Branch secretariats, to coordinate support/services with Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation in planning the 400th anniversary commemoration of landmark events in Virginia’s and the nation’s history; and to make accessible to the Foundation necessary resources to successfully plan and implement the commemoration.
Establishes the Virginia Growth and Opportunity Board to administer grants from the Virginia Growth and Opportunity Fund for regional economic and workforce development projects. The bill provides that regional councils will be established across the Commonwealth, consisting of representatives of government and the business and education communities, and councils may submit applications for collaborative projects in their region that enhance private-sector growth, competitiveness, and workforce development. A portion of the grant funds will be awarded on a population basis and a portion on a competitive basis.
Clarifies that the city’s director of finance has the responsibility of collecting all tax payments, fees, assessments, and charges that the city imposes. The city treasurer shall continue to collect all tax returns, tax payments, fees, assessments, and charges imposed by or payable to the Commonwealth. Certain duties related to the sale of tax-delinquent property are shifted from the city treasurer to the director of finance.
Establishes a schedule for the conduct of business coming before the 2016 Regular Session of the General Assembly of Virginia.
Establishes a schedule for the prefiling period for the 2017 Regular Session of the General Assembly of Virginia.
Establishes the Rules of the House of Delegates for 2016-2017 Sessions of the General Assembly.
|Budget Item #||Title||Fiscal Year 2017||Fiscal Year 2018|
|Item 1 #1h||Revisions to WWII Commission (Language Only|| |
|Item 33 # 1h||Review of Mental Health Services for Veterans (Language Only)|| |
|Item 109 #10h||Eliminate Funding for the New Healthy Food Financing Program||($5,000,000)||($5,000,000)|
|Item 138 #4h||Decreasing Project Discovery Funding Adjustment||($250,000)||($250,000)|
|Item 139 #12h||Work Group to Review Use of Chromebooks (Language Only)|| |
|Item 207 #1h||VCU – Commonwealth Center for Advanced Logistics – Industry Research and Membership Fees||$250,000||$250,000|
|Item 207 #2h||VCU – Commonwealth Center for Advanced Logistics – Port Traffic Optimization||$125,000||$125,000|
|Item 237 #1h||JYF – IT Infrastructure and Marketing||$985,400||$190,000|
|Item 238 #1h||JYF – 2019 Commemoration, 400th Anniversary Initiatives||$2,051,300||$5,468,000|
|Item 246 #1h||VMFA – Mobile Art Museum||$255,000||$260,000|
|Item 255 #1h||UVA/VT Research Collaboration||$2,000,000||$2,000,000|
|Item 306 #2h||Adding 1,700 Individual and Family Support Waivers for Individuals on Waiting List Receiving EDCD Waiver||$7,984,900||$23,954,700|
|Item 368 #1h||Appomattox River Water Authority (Language Only)|| |
|Item 477 #1h||Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing Operating Support||$2,000,000||$2,000,000|
|Item C-50.10 #1h||Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing – Help Eliminate Facility Debt||$10,200,000||$0|
**All Information related to the state budget can be found on the Legislative Information System State Budget Website.