Updated (04/13/17):
*Meeting dates and time are subject to change. Please check back frequently for updates.
View Calendar (pdf)

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 Project Approval Commission (MEI)
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 9:00 a.m., Senate Room #2, Capitol Building, Richmond  (Agenda)

Employment Opportunity

A Legislative Fiscal Analyst position is currently available with the Senate Finance Committee of the Virginia General Assembly.  Please click here for job description and additional details.


2017 Interim Meeting Dates:

With the upcoming move to the Pocahontas Building, all meeting locations for Richmond will be confirmed closer to the assigned meeting dates.  Please check back for updated information.
Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 9:30 a.m.
Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 9:30 a.m.
Monday, August 21, 2017 at 9:30 a.m., Joint Meeting with House Appropriations and House Finance
Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 9:30 a.m.
Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 9:30 a.m.
Thursday, November 16 and Friday, November 17 - Annual Meeting, The Boar's Head Inn, Charlottesville, VA
Monday, December 18, 2017 at 9:30 a.m., Joint Meeting with House Appropriations and House Finance

2017 Budget Information

Information pertaining to the 2017 Budget is available on the State Budget tab above, or access the LIS State Budget page (click here).

February 23, 2017 - Overview of Conference Report on SB 900 / HB 1500
(Amendments to the 2016-18 Budget) (Presentation) (Appendix A) (Appendix B)

February 22, 2017:

The Joint Conference Committee Report on House Bill 1500 is now available for review on the state budget Web page.  Please click here for the Report.

February 8, 2017 - Overview of Proposed Senate Finance Committee Budget SB 900 (Amendments to 2016-18 Budget) (Presentation)

February 7, 2017 - Budget Amendments are available on the LIS State Budget page 
(click here).

February 5, 2017 - Subcommittee Reports on Senate Bill 900:

Co-Chairmen's Comments:

  The Honorable Thomas K. Norment, Jr.
  The Honorable Emmett W. Hanger, Jr.

Subcommittee Reports on Senate Bill 900:

General Government / Technology

Public Safety


Economic Development / Natural Resources

Health and Human Resources


Capital Outlay

Resources for SB 900

Key Elements


January 11, 2017 - Summary of the Governor's Proposed Amendments to the 2016-18 Budget, Introduced as House Bill 1500 / Senate Bill 900.

These documents were prepared jointly by the staffs of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees, January 11, 2017.  For complete document, click here.

Summary of SB 900 / HB 1500:

Appendices and Charts:

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 2017
Appendix B - Aid for Public Education 2018
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

2017 Subcommittee List

Updated 1/20/17 - Subcommittee Member List for the 2017 Session (Click here)  

2017 Session Information

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