Calendar

(Updated 10/31/18):
*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. 

Employment Opportunities:

2019 Session Administrative Assistant (Temporary Part-time Position)
The Senate Finance Committee staff is seeking a skilled, highly motivated and experienced professional to assist with the preparation for, and during, the 2019 Session of the General Assembly.  Please click here for job description and additional details.

Announcements:

Senate Finance Committee Meetings:
Thursday, November 15th and Friday, November 16th – Annual Meeting, Williamsburg (Agenda) (Presentations)
Tuesday, December 18th at 9:30 a.m. – Joint Meeting with House Appropriations and House Finance, Committee Room B, Pocahontas Building

 

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

Tentative Meeting Date: (Please check back for more specific information as dates are confirmed):
Monday, December 10, 2018
Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 4:30 p.m., VEDP Boardroom, 901 East Cary Street, Suite 900
Richmond, VA 23219 (Agenda)

Joint Subcommittee for Health and Human Resources Oversight

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

Meeting Schedule:
Monday, November 26, 2018 at 9:30 a.m., Committee Room B (Rm. E007), Pocahontas Building

October 23, 2018 at 9:30 a.m., Committee Room B (Rm. E007), Pocahontas Building  (Agenda)
  • Overview of the 1115 Demonstration Waiver (Virginia COMPASS) Application, Plan for Community Engagement, and Provider Rate Change Estimates (Presentation)
  • Managed Care Organization Perspective on Preparation and Implementation of Medicaid Expansion (Presentation)

September 19, 2018 at 9:30 a.m., Committee Room B (Rm. E007), Pocahontas Building  (Agenda)

  • Proposed Process and Topics for JLARC's New Health and Human Resources Oversight Function (Presentation)
  • Overview of Virginia's Eligibility System for Benefit Programs and Preparations for Addressing the New Adult Population in Medicaid (Presentation)
  • Local Perspective on Virginia's Eligibility System and Preparation for Medicaid Expansion by Local Departments of Social Services (Remarks 1; Remarks 2)
  • Overview of Medicaid Expansion Eligibility:  Processes, Methods and Preparation for Enrollment of the New Adult Population (Presentation)

July 17, 2018 at 3:00 PM, Ground Floor, Shared Committee Room (Rm E007), Pocahontas Building  (Agenda)  

  • Overview of Recent Judicial Decision on Kentucky's Medicaid Work Requirement (Presentation)
  • Overview of Implementation Plan for Medicaid Expansion to New Adult Population at the Department of Medical Assistance Services (Presentation)
  • Overview of Eligibility Implementation Plan for Medicaid Expansion to New Adult Population at the Department of Social Services (Presentation)
  • Review and Discussion of the Joint Subcommittee's 2018 Work Plan (Handout)
  • Discussion of the Joint Subcommittee's Role Related to the Work of New HHR Oversight Division in JLARC (Handout)

 

Joint Subcommittee on Local Government Fiscal Stress

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

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 12:30 p.m., Senate Room A, Pocahontas Building, Richmond (Agenda)

  • Update from Auditor of Public Accounts (Presentation)
  • Update on City of Bristol 
  • Update on City of Petersburg (Presentation)

 

Joint Subcommittee on the Future Competitiveness of Virginia Higher Education

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

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 2:30 p.m., Shared Committee Room B (Room E007), Pocahontas Building, Richmond (Agenda)

  • Virginia Postsecondary Strategic Finance Planning (Presentation)
  • Proposed Radford University / Jefferson College of Health Sciences Merger (Presentation)

 

Virginia Preschool Initiative Joint Subcommittee

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

Meeting Schedule:

Monday, December 10, 2018 at 1:30 p.m., Shared Committee Room (Rm. E007), Pocahontas Building (Agenda)

September 19, 2018 at 1:00 p.m., Shared Committee Room (Rm. E007), Pocahontas Building (Agenda)

  • Brief Review of the Virginia Preschool Initiative, the Joint Subcommittee's Legislative Charge, Work and Accomplishments and an Overview of 2018 Session Related PreK Actions and Today's Agenda (Presentation)
  • Introduction, Goals and Objectives of the New Chief School Readiness Officer (Presentation)
  • Discussion of Head Start, Including Options for Virginia (Presentation)
  • Virginia Quality Rating and Improvement System Overview (Presentation)
     
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). 

September 27, 2018  -  Summary of 2018 Special Session 1 2016-18 Budget Actions Chapter 1 (Introduced as House Bill 5001) and 2018-20 Budget Actions Chapter 2 (Introduced as House Bill 5002)

These documents were prepared jointly by the staffs of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees, September 27, 2018. 

Summary of 2016-18 Budget Actions (HB 5001): Summary of 2018-20 Budget Actions (HB 5002):

Overview for topics below, click here.

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

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

Overview
Resources
Legislative
Judicial
Executive Offices
Administration
Agriculture & Forestry
Commerce & Trade
Public Education
Higher Education
Other Education
Finance
Health & Human Resources
Natural Resources
Public Safety & Homeland Security
Technology
Transportation
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

 

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

 
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.