Major Headquarters Workforce Grant Fund; created. (SB1255)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville) with support from co-patron Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield)


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 HB 2356. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/05/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/05/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102500D
01/05/2019Referred to Committee on Finance
01/05/2019Introduced bill reprinted 19102500D
01/16/2019Reported from Finance (14-Y 0-N 2-A) (see vote tally)
01/17/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2019Read second time and engrossed
01/21/2019Read third time and passed Senate (35-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1255)
01/23/2019Placed on Calendar
01/23/2019Read first time
01/23/2019Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/23/2019Reported from Appropriations (19-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2019Read second time
01/28/2019Read third time
01/28/2019Passed House (83-Y 16-N)
01/28/2019VOTE: PASSAGE (83-Y 16-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1255ER)
01/29/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1255ER)
01/29/2019Signed by Speaker
01/29/2019Signed by President
01/30/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on January 30, 2019
01/30/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 6, 2019
02/05/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 1 (effective 7/1/19)
02/05/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0001)