Local Defense Production Zone; created and creates a separate classification of machinery and tools. (SB999)

Introduced By

Sen. Walter Stosch (R-Glen Allen)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Local incentives for the design, development, or production of goods for national defense.  Creates a separate classification of machinery and tools designed and used directly in manufacturing or processing materials, components, or equipment for national defense. Local governments would be authorized to tax such machinery and tools at a rate that is less than the rate generally applicable to machinery and tools.

The bill also authorizes local governments to establish, by ordinance, local defense production zones including incentives and regulatory flexibility for the design, development, or production by a defense production business of materials, components, or equipment for national defense. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11103545D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on Finance
01/18/2011Impact statement from TAX (SB999)
01/19/2011Reported from Finance with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2011Committee substitute printed 11104373D-S1
01/19/2011Incorporates SB970
01/20/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2011Read second time
01/21/2011Reading of substitute waived
01/21/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11104373D-S1
01/21/2011Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB999S1
01/24/2011Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Placed on Calendar
02/07/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Referred to Committee on Finance
02/08/2011Assigned Finance sub: #2
02/08/2011Impact statement from TAX (SB999S1)
02/09/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
02/14/2011Reported from Finance (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2011Read second time
02/16/2011Read third time
02/16/2011Passed House (96-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/16/2011VOTE: PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB999ER)
02/21/2011Signed by Speaker
02/22/2011Signed by President
03/02/2011Impact statement from TAX (SB999ER)
03/26/2011Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/05/2011Placed on Calendar
04/06/2011Senate concurred in Governor's recommendations #2, #3 (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/06/2011Senate rejected Governor's recommendation #1 (3-Y 37-N) (see vote tally)
04/06/2011Reconsideration of Governor's recommendation #1 agreed to (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/06/2011Senate rejected Governor's recommendation #1 (0-Y 40-N) (see vote tally)
04/06/2011House concurred in Governor's recommendation Amendments #2,3 (95-Y 0-N 1-A)
04/06/2011VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
04/06/2011G Governor's recommendation adopted in-part
04/06/2011Communicated to Governor
04/06/2011Reenrolled bill text (SB999ER2)
04/06/2011Signed by President as reenrolled
04/06/2011Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/29/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 877 (effective 7/1/11)
04/29/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0877)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 45 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1822.