Calendar

(Updated 11/12/19):
*Meeting dates and time are subject to change. Please check back frequently for updates.
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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. 

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Announcements:

2019 Interim Committee Meeting Dates:

Thursday, November 21st and Friday, November 22nd – Annual Meeting, Harrisonburg (Agenda)
Tuesday, December 17th at 9:30 a.m. – Joint Meeting with House Appropriations and House Finance, Committee Room B, Pocahontas Building

PUBLIC HEARINGS NOTICE

 GOVERNOR’S PROPOSED 2020-2022 BIENNIAL STATE BUDGET

 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS AND SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEES OF THE VIRGINIA GENERAL ASSEMBLY WILL HOLD REGIONAL PUBLIC HEARINGS ON THE GOVERNOR’S PROPOSED 2020-2022 BIENNIAL STATE BUDGET, AS FOLLOWS:

THURSDAY, JANUARY 2, 2020
(Hearings begin at 10:00 a.m.)

  • Northern Virginia – George Mason University, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theatre
                                         (10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas, VA 20109)
  • Blacksburg – Virginia Tech, Classroom Building, Room 206 (1455 Perry Street, Blacksburg, VA 24060)

  THURSDAY, JANUARY 2, 2020
 (Hearings begin at 12:00 noon)

  • Hampton Roads – Old Dominion University, Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center                                                                               (1030 University Blvd., Suffolk, VA 23435)
  • Richmond – J. Sergeant Reynolds Parham Road Campus, Workforce and Conference Center                                                                               (1651 E Parham Rd., Richmond, VA 23228) 

The purpose of the hearings is to receive comments on the Governor's proposed 2020-22 biennial state budget.  Those persons wishing to speak may register at each hearing site no earlier than one hour prior to the start of the hearing.

Speakers will be taken in the order of registration.  Each person may register only one speaker at a time.  Speakers are asked to limit their comments to three minutes or less.  Speakers representing groups and organizations should consolidate remarks to reduce duplication.  Persons unable to attend may comment in writing to either: 

Delegate S. Chris Jones
P.O. Box 406
Pocahontas Building
Richmond, Virginia  23218 
OR 

Senator Thomas K. Norment, Jr.
Senator Emmett W. Hanger, Jr.
P.O. Box 396
Pocahontas Building
Richmond, Virginia  23218 

People with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations by calling (804) 698-7480.   
All requests for reasonable accommodations must be received by 5:00 p.m., Monday December 16th, 2019.     Upon request, sign language interpreters will be provided at the specific locations as identified in this Public Hearing Notice.

2019 Interim Joint Subcommittee / Commission Meeting Dates:

Major Employment & Investment (MEI) Projects Approval Commission (Commission Information)

Monday, September 16, 2019 at 3:30 p.m., Senate Subcommittee Room 1, 5th Floor, Pocahontas Building, Richmond (Agenda)

Virginia Preschool Initiative Joint Subcommittee

(Joint Subcommittee Information) Remote Access Policy (Information)
Meeting Schedule:

Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 1:30 p.m., Shared Committee Room (Rm. E007), Pocahontas Building (Agenda)

Joint Subcommittee for Health and Human Resources Oversight

(Joint Subcommittee Information):
Meeting Schedule:

December 2, 2019 at 1:30 p.m., Committee Room B, Ground Floor, Pocahontas Building, Richmond

October 21, 2019 at 1:30 p.m., Committee Room B, Ground Floor, Pocahontas Building, Richmond (Agenda)

  • Approval of the Medicaid Spending Target for the 2020-22 Biennial Budget (Presentation)
  • Update on DOJ Settlement Agreement, STEP-VA Implementation and Budget Need for the 2020-22 Biennial Budget, and Agency Organizational Changes (Presentation)
  • Update on Medicaid Managed Care Programs, Behavioral Health Redesign Proposal and Fiscal Implications, and Agency Organizational Changes (Presentation)

 

September 17, 2019 at 1:00 p.m., Committee Room B, Ground Floor, Pocahontas Building, Richmond (Agenda)

  • Review and Approval of the Medicaid Spending Target for the 2020-2022 Biennial Budget (Presentation)

  • Update on Medicaid FY 2019 Year-End Expenditures Versus Forecast   (Combined Presentation)
    Update on Medicaid Expansion Enrollment, Costs, and Status of Waiver Implementation
    Update on Status of Federal Medicaid Disallowances and Deferrals

  • Update on Impact of Medicaid Expansion on Community Services Boards' Revenues and Distribution of Special Funds to Offset Lower Planned Revenues (Presentation)

August 20, 2019 at 1:30 p.m., Committee Room B, Ground Floor, Pocahontas Building, Richmond (Agenda)

  • Review and Discussion of Joint Subcommittee's Work Plan for 2019 Interim Period (Handout)
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Error Rates and Fiscal Implications (Presentation)
  • Review and Approval of Medicaid Provider Assessment Reporting (Presentation) (Handout)
  • Overview and discussion of Medicaid Target for the 202-22 Biennial Budget (Presentation)
  • Update on Activities of JLARC Health and Human Resources Unit (Presentation)
Special Joint Subcommittee to Consult on the Plan to Close State Training Centers

(Joint Subcommittee Information)
Meeting Schedule:
July 8, 2019 at 2:30 p.m., Committee Room B, Ground Floor, Pocahontas Building, Richmond (Agenda) (Presentation)

 

2019 Session Budget Information:

For additional information on the budget, please access the LIS State Budget page (click here). 

 

Summary of 2018-20 Budget Actions, Chapter 854 (Introduced as House Bill 1700).  
These documents were prepared jointly by the staffs of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees, June 27, 2019.  For complete document, click here.

 

Chapter 854:

Appendices and Charts:

Overview
Resources
Legislative Department
Judicial Department
Executive Offices
Administration
Agriculture & Forestry
Commerce & Trade
Public Education
Higher Education
Other Education
Finance
Health & Human Resources
Natural Resources
Public Safety & Homeland Security
Veterans & Defense Affairs 
Transportation
Central Appropriations
Independent Agencies
Capital Outlay

Appendix A - Aid for Public Education 2018-19
Appendix B - Aid for Public Education 2019-20
Appendix C - Summary of Detailed Actions in Budget
Appendix D - Capital Outlay
Appendix E - Detailed Employment Summary

 

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

Updated January 10, 2019  - Subcommittee Member List for the 2019 Session (Click here)  2019 Subcommittee List

2019 Session Information

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