Committee Information:
2007 Interim

Information on House Appropriations Committee meetings can be found here.  All meetings are open to the public.  Please note that during Session, the current weekly meeting schedule is also posted on the Home page for easy reference.

All Committee meeting agendas and presentations, if available in electronic format, will be posted as soon as possible.  Unless otherwise noted, documents are available on this website in Adobe Acrobat "portable document format" (PDF) which requires Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print.  Please be advised that all agendas, meeting dates, times and locations are subject to change with out notice.

2007 Interim Meetings

Unless otherwise noted, all interim full committee meetings begin at 9:30 a.m. and are held in the Appropriations Room on the 9th Floor of the General Assembly Building. 

The August and December meetings are held jointly with the House Finance and Senate Finance Committees in House Room D in the General Assembly Building.  Download our 2007 Interim Committee Meeting Schedule.

December 17, 2007

Joint meeting with the House & Senate Finance Committees

November 13 & 14, 2007

Committee Retreat Notice


The Appropriations Committee of the Virginia House of Delegates will hold a two-day retreat in Fredericksburg at the Holiday Inn Select Hotel and Conference Center which is located at 2801 Plank Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22401. The meeting will be held in the Washington-Jefferson Rooms located in the Conference Center.  Click here for directions.


The retreat will include several panel discussions by Committee staff and outside experts including the current Economic and Budget Outlook of the Commonwealth for the 2008-2010 biennium; Higher Education Restructuring; State Prison Growth; Virginia’s Mental Health System and Changes in Student Demographics.


  • Welcome and Opening Remarks
    • The Honorable Vincent F. Callahan, Jr.
      Chairman House Appropriations Committee
  • Virginia’s Budget Outlook
    • Robert P. Vaughn, Director
      House Appropriations Committee Staff
    • Anne E. Oman, Legislative Fiscal Analyst
      House Appropriations Committee Staff
    • Susan E. Massart, Legislative Fiscal Analyst
      House Appropriations Committee Staff
    • Susan L. Hogge, Legislative Fiscal Analyst
      House Appropriations Committee Staff 
      -- Color Presentation, Print Version
  • Higher Education Restructuring 
    • Anthony A. Maggio, Legislative Fiscal Analyst,
      House Appropriations Committee Staff
      -- Color Presentation, Print Version
    • Dr. Charles S. Lenth, Vice President, Policy Analysis & Academic Affairs,
      State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO)
      -- Color Presentation, Print Version
    • James M. Alessio, Director, Higher Education Restructuring,
      State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
    • Dr. Daniel J. LaVista, Executive Director
      State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
      -- Color Presentation, Print Version


  • Projected State Prison Growth and Potential Responses
  • Changes in Student Demographics in Public Education

October 15, 2007

September 17, 2007

August 20, 2007

Joint meeting with the House & Senate Finance Committees

June 25 - 28, 2007

May 21, 2007

  • Agenda
  • April Revenue Report & Presentation
  • Update on MHMRSAS System Transformation & Capital Program
  • Virginia School for the Deaf & Blind Consolidation Update
  • Capital Outlay Projects Cost Overruns Update
  • Update on Higher Education Tuition & Fees

October 9, 2007
  • Memo to HAC Members regarding the Governor's Budget Reduction Strategies
  • Summary of the Governor's Budget Reduction Strategies
  • Letter from Delegate Callahan to Governor Kaine on Unspent Balances