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February 20, 2009

House Bill 1965: Business Tax Credit for Educational Scholarships

Sponsor:
Delegate Christopher Saxman

Summary:
Creates income tax credits for business entities and individual taxpayers who make contributions to eligible public school foundations and eligible scholarship foundations. These scholarships may be awarded to homeschooled students.

Status:

1/13/2009 (House) Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 1/14/09
1/13/2009 (House) Referred to Committee on Finance
1/26/2009 (House) Reported from Finance (12-Y 9-N)
1/26/2009 (House) Referred to Committee on Appropriations
1/27/2009 (House) Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education (Tata)
2/3/2009 (House) Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments
2/4/2009 (House) Reported from Appropriations with amendments (18-Y 5-N)
2/6/2009 (House) Read first time
2/8/2009 (House) Passed by for the day
2/9/2009 (House) Read second time
2/9/2009 (House) Committee amendments agreed to
2/9/2009 (House) Engrossed by House as amended H.B. 1965E
2/9/2009 (House) Engrossed by House as amended H.B. 1965E
2/9/2009 (House) Printed as engrossed 097838712-E
2/10/2009 (House) Read third time and passed House (50-Y 47-N)
2/11/2009 (Senate) Referred to Committee on Finance
2/17/2009 (Senate) assed by indefinitely in Finance (10-Yes 4-No 1-Abstain)

This bill was passed by in finance, and will not proceed further this session.

HSLDA's Position:
Support!

Action Requested:
No action is requested at this time.

 Other Resources

E-lert—Feb. 9, 2009—Virginia: Calls Needed Now to Help Pass a Tax Credit for Homeschoolers

Bill Text

Bill History