The Honorable S. Chris Jones, Chairman

(last updated October 19, 2017 at
 11:50 AM

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Pocahontas Building, 13th Floor
Richmond, Virginia 23219

2017 Interim Meetings

November 14 & 15, 2017 - Appropriations Committee Retreat
Location: Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel, 425 Water Street, Portsmouth VA 23704

  • Agenda (TBA)


We have a small block of rooms available for the general public, please click here to access the Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel ONLINE RESERVATION PORTAL.


October 26, 2017

  • Joint Subcommittee on Future Competitiveness of Virginia Higher Education - 9:00 AM
    Location: VCU Corporate Education Center, Rooms B3187 and B3189, 301 West Main Street, Richmond
    • Agenda (TBA)


October 16, 2017





May No Meeting No Meeting
June 27th - 29th
Various Southside - Roanoke Valley - Central Virginia Regional Tour
July No Meeting No Meeting
August 21st
9:30 AM Joint Mtg. w/ HFC & SFC
Location Shared Committee Room (Rm E007), Pocahontas Buidling
September 18th
9:30 AM Shared Committee Room (Rm E007), Pocahontas Buidling
October 16th
9:30 AM Shared Committee Room (Rm E007), Pocahontas Buidling
November 14th (Tuesday)
November 15th (Wedensday)
11:00 AM
8:00 AM
Committee Retreat at the Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel, Portsmouth, VA 23704
December 18th 
9:30 AM Joint Mtg. w/ HFC & SFC
Location TBA

About Us

The Appropriations Committee, one of 14 standing Committees of Virginia's House of Delegates, has jurisdiction over state budget matters. We hope you will find the Committee's web site useful and choose to visit it any time you have a question about the Committee, its subcommittees, or the state budget.  

The Appropriations Committee usually meets monthly during the interim and every other day of the Session upon adjournment of the full House to discuss budget matters. In addition, the Committee has eight standing Subcommittees which meet once or twice a week during the Session.  Some of the Committees' major responsibilities include:

  • Examine revenue and expenditure assumptions in the Governor's introduced budget
  • Set funding priorities for the Commonwealth Consider requests by House members to amend (change) the introduced budget
  • Make recommendations for budgetary changes based on priorities of the Committee  

Virginia has a biennial budget which is adopted by the General Assembly in the even-numbered years and amended by the Assembly in the odd-numbered years.  Please click on the following links for more information about the Executive Budget Process or the Legislative Budget Process.  Also visit the Department of Planning and Budget's frequently asked questions  webpage for an overview of Virginia's budget. 













2017 Bill Tracking

Regular Session

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