Major Headquarters Workforce Grant Fund; created. (HB2356)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk) with support from co-patron Del. Matthew James (D-Portsmouth)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Major Headquarters Workforce Grant Fund. Creates the Major Headquarters Workforce Grant Fund. A qualified e-commerce company that makes a capital investment of at least $2 billion in a major headquarters facility in Arlington County and that creates at least 25,000 new full-time jobs with an average annual wage of $150,000 will be eligible for up to $550 million in grants from the Fund. A qualified company may also be eligible for an additional $200 million in grants for creating an additional 12,850 new full-time jobs. This bill is identical to SB 1255. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102501D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/21/2019Assigned App. sub:
01/21/2019Assigned App. sub: Special Subcommittee on Amazon
01/22/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2356)
01/22/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
01/23/2019Reported from Appropriations (19-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2019Read first time
01/28/2019Passed by for the day
01/28/2019Read second time and engrossed
01/29/2019Read third time and passed House (85-Y 14-N)
01/29/2019VOTE: PASSAGE (85-Y 14-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2019Referred to Committee on Finance
02/12/2019Reported from Finance (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2019Read third time
02/14/2019Passed Senate (33-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2356ER)
02/19/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2356ER)
02/19/2019Signed by Speaker
02/20/2019Signed by President
02/21/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 25, 2019
02/21/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 21, 2019
02/21/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/18/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 482 (effective 7/1/19)
03/18/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0482)