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2017 Session Budget Conference Meetings Notice

The members of the Joint Conference Committee on the Budget Bill, House Bill 1500 / Senate Bill 900, have been appointed.  Beginning today, February 15, 2017, 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 9th or 10th floor committee rooms in the General Assembly Building.

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

Senate Budget Conferees
House Budget Conferees
  • Thomas K. Norment, Jr. (R-District 3)
  • Emmett W. Hanger, Jr. (R-District 24)
  • Richard L. Saslaw (D-District 35)
  • Janet D. Howell (D-District 32)
  • Stephen D. Newman (R-District 23)
  • Frank M. Ruff, Jr. (R-District 15)
  • Frank W. Wagner (R-District 7)
  • S. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk)
  • M. Kirkland "Kirk" Cox (R-Colonial Heights)
  • R. Steven “Steve” Landes (R-Augusta)
  • John M. O’Bannon, III (R-Henrico)
  • Thomas A. “Tag” Greason (R-Loudoun)
  • Luke E. Torian (D-Prince William)

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 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.