Hampton Roads Veterans Care Center; funding of project. (SB676)

Introduced By

Sen. Toddy Puller (D-Mount Vernon) with support from 12 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Sen. Kenneth Alexander (D-Norfolk), Sen. Dick Black (R-Leesburg), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake), Sen. Roz Dance (D-Petersburg), Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac), Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton), Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth), Sen. Steve Martin (R-Chesterfield), Sen. Jeff McWaters (R-Virginia Beach), Sen. John Miller (D-Newport News), Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania), Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Hampton Roads Veterans Care Center project. Provides for funding of the Hampton Roads Veterans Care Center project through an allocation of the proceeds of $300 million of Virginia Public Building Authority bonds, which were authorized pursuant to Chapter 1 of the Acts of Assembly of 2014, Special Session I. The bill provides that none of the proceeds of the $300 million of authorized bonds may be used for any purpose until the state share of the funding requirements of the Hampton Roads Veterans Care Center project and the Northern Virginia Veterans Care Center project have been met in full through an allocation of the proceeds of such bonds. The bill also appropriates $59.9 million in federal funds to the project. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


08/04/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100217D
08/04/2014Referred to Committee on Finance
01/19/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB676)
01/27/2015Reported from Finance with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2015Committee substitute printed 15104330D-S1
01/28/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2015Read second time
01/29/2015Reading of substitute waived
01/29/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15104330D-S1
01/29/2015Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB676S1
01/30/2015Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB676S1)
02/06/2015Placed on Calendar
02/06/2015Read first time
02/06/2015Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/09/2015Assigned App. sub: General Government & Capital Outlay
02/11/2015Reported from Appropriations with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2015Committee substitute printed 15105005D-H1
02/12/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB676H1)
02/12/2015Read second time
02/13/2015Read third time
02/13/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15105005D-H1
02/13/2015Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB676H1
02/13/2015Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/13/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2015Passed by for the day
02/17/2015Reconsideration of Passed by for the day agreed to (36-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2015House substitute rejected by Senate (1-Y 37-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2015House insisted on substitute
02/18/2015House requested conference committee
02/20/2015Senate acceded to request (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2015Conferees appointed by Senate
02/20/2015Senators: Barker, Watkins, Stosch
02/23/2015Conferees appointed by House
02/23/2015Delegates: Cox, Jones, Joannou
02/25/2015C Amended by conference committee
02/25/2015Conference substitute printed 15105474D-S2
02/25/2015Conference report agreed to by House (89-Y 0-N)
02/25/2015VOTE: ADOPTION (89-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2015Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2015Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB676ER)
03/06/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB676ER)
03/06/2015Signed by Speaker
03/07/2015Signed by President
03/10/2015Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/10/15
03/10/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/27/2015Governor's recommendation received by Senate
03/27/2015Governor's substitute printed 15105791D-S3
04/14/2015Placed on Calendar
04/15/2015Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/15/2015House concurred in Governor's recommendation (98-Y 0-N)
04/15/2015VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/15/2015G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/15/2015Reenrolled bill text (SB676ER2)
04/15/2015Signed by President as reenrolled
04/15/2015Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/15/2015Enacted, Chapter 744 (effective 7/1/15)
04/15/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0744)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 4 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1275.