(Updated 02/28/18):
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Meeting Materials:  Presentation materials are posted to our Web page at the beginning of each meeting. For these and other meeting materials, please consult our Committee and Subcommittees pages. 


Major Employment & Investment (MEI) Projects Approval Commission (Commission Information)
Friday, February 23, 2018, 15 minutes after adjournment of House and Senate, Senate Room 2, Capitol Building  (Agenda)

2018 Meeting Schedule:

Thursday, March 1, 2018 @ 10:45 a.m., Committee Room B (Agenda)

2018 Budget Information

Information pertaining to the 2018 Budget is available on the State Budget tab above, or access the LIS State Budget page (click here).


          The members of the Joint Conference Committee on the Budget Bills, House Bills 29 and 30 / Senate Bills 29 and 30, have been appointed.  Beginning today, February  28 until March 10, 2018, meetings involving the budget conferees will be taking place at various times and can occur any time between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and midnight.  Meeting locations are typically either on the 13th or 14th floor committee rooms in the Pocahontas Building. 

          For further information, please contact either the House Appropriations Committee staff at (804) 698-1590 or the Senate Finance Committee staff at (804) 698-7480.


Senate Budget Conferees

·      Thomas K. Norment, Jr. (R-District 3)

·      Emmett W. Hanger, Jr. (R-District 24)

·      Janet D. Howell (D-District 32)

·      Richard L. Saslaw (D-District 35)

·      Stephen D. Newman (R-District 23)

·      Frank M. Ruff, Jr. (R-District 15)

·      Frank W. Wagner (R-District 7) 


House Budget Conferees

·      S. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk)

·      Christopher K. Peace (R-Hanover)

·      Barry D. Knight (R-Virginia Beach)

·      T. Scott Garrett (R-Lynchburg)

·      Luke E. Torian (D-Prince William)

·      Mark D. Sickles (D-Arlington)



February 18, 2018 - Subcommittee Reports

January 10, 2018 - Summary of the Governor's Proposed Amendments to the 2017-18 Budget, Introduced as HB/SB 29 and Summary of the Governor's Proposed 2018-20 Budget, Introduced as HB/SB 30.

These documents were prepared jointly by the staffs of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees, January 10, 2018. 


Summary of HB/SB 29: Summary of HB/SB 30:

Overview for topics below, click here.

  • Resources
  • Judicial
  • Administration
  • Executive
  • Agriculture & Forestry
  • Commerce & Trade
  • Public Education
  • Finance
  • Health & Human Resources
  • Natural Resources
  • Public Safety &  Homeland Security
  • Technology
  • Transportation
  • Central Appropriations
  • Independent Agencies
  • Capital Outlay
  • Part 4: General Provision

Direct Aid for Public Education 2017-18 (Appendix A)
Summary of Detailed Actions in the Budget (Appendix B)
Pie Chart

Executive Offices
Agriculture & Forestry
Commerce & Trade
Public Education
Higher Education
Other Education
Health & Human Resources
Natural Resources
Public Safety & Homeland Security
Veterans & Defense Affairs
Central Appropriations
Independent Agencies
Capital Outlay
Appendix A - Aid for Public Education 2018-19
Appendix B - Aid for Public Education 2019-20
Appendix C - Aid for Public Education - Rebenchmarking Detail 2018-19
Appendix D - Aid for Public Education - Rebenchmarking Detail 2019-20
Appendix E - Summary of Detailed Actions in Budget
Appendix F - Capital Outlay
Appendix G - Detailed Employment Summary

General Fund Operating - Pie Chart
General Fund Revenues - Pie Chart
Nongeneral Fund Revenues - Pie Chart
Total Revenues - Pie Chart

2018 Subcommittee List

Updated 1/11/18 - Subcommittee Member List for the 2018 Session (Click here)  

2018 Session Information

Committee Policies for Considering Tax Credit Bills. Click here.
Committee Procedures for Acting on Bills Referred. Click here.