Committee Information:
2017 Session

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. 

  • The Joint Conference Committee Report to House Bill 1500 is now available on the State Budget website (2/22/17)
  • Appropriations Committee Chairman Jones Floor Remarks on HB 1500 (2/9/17)
  • Floor Amendment Request to HB 1500 Offered by Members of the House (2/8/17)
  • Committee Approved Budget Amendments are now available on the State Budget website (2/7/17)

2017 Session Budget Conference Meetings Notice

The members of the Joint Conference Committee on the Budget Bill, House Bill 1500, 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 House Appropriations Committee staff at (804) 698-1590 or the Senate Finance Committee staff at (804) 698-7480.

House Budget Conferees

  • 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)

Senate Budget Conferees

2017 Session Meetings:
(agendas will be posted as soon as they are available)

Unless otherwise noted, all full committee meetings are held 1/2 hour after adjournment of the House of Delegates and are held in the Appropriations Room on the 9th Floor of the General Assembly Building.

April 5, 2017

  • Appropriations
    • Agenda
    • HAC Staff Analysis of the Governors Recommendations to the Budget Bill (HB 1500)
    • HAC Staff Analysis of Governors Recommendations to Bills Considered by the House Appropriations Committee


February 23, 2017

  • Budget Briefing on the Conference Report to House Bill 1500 - House Room D, 1st Floor GAB 
    30 minutes after House recess


February 20, 2017


February 17, 2017



February 15, 2017


February 13, 2017


February 10, 2017



February 8, 2017


February 7, 2017


February 5, 2017

  • Agenda
  • Chairman's Opening Remarks
  • Subcommittee Budget Amendment Recommendations to House Bill 1500 - Presentation
  • Report of the Compensation & Retirement Subcommittee
  • Report of the Higher Education Subcommittee
  • Report of the Elementary & Secondary Education Subcommittee
  • Report of the Health & Human Resources Subcommittee
  • Report of the Public Safety Subcommittee
  • Report of the General Government and Capital Outlay Subcommittee
  • Report of the Special Projects Subcommittee
  • Report of the Commerce, Agriculture, Natural Resources & Technology Subcommittee
  • Report of the Transportation Subcommittee
  • Report on Revenue Resources


February 3, 2017
Immediately upon adjournment of the Health and Human Resources Subcommittee


February 1, 2017


January 30, 2017


January 20, 2017



January 25, 2017
15 minutes after House adjournment

  • Agenda
  • State Approaches and Recommendations for Virginia Distressed Cities
    • The Honorable Richard D. Brown, Secretary of Finance 
    • Randall Bauer, Director, PFM Group Consulting, LLC
    • David Eichenthal, Managing Director, PFM Group Consulting, LLC
  • Assessing Local Fiscal Stress
  • Takeaways from Petersburg
    • Robert C. Bobb, President & CEO, The Robert Bobb Group


January 23, 2017
15 Minutes after House Adjournment

  • Agenda
  • Briefing on the Collection of Court Costs and Fines
    • Steven L. Dalle Mura, Director of the Department of Legal Research
      Office of the Executive Secretary, Supreme Court of Virginia
  • Jail Mental Health Pilot Program
    • Francine Ecker, Director, Department of Criminal Justice Services


January 20, 2017



January 18, 2017

  • Agenda
  • Transportation in Virginia
    • The Honorable Aubrey Layne, Secretary of Transportation
  • Update on the Port of Virginia
    • John F. Reinhart, CEO and Executive Director, Virginia Port Authority


January 16, 2017

  • Agenda
  •  December 2016 Revenue Report & Presentation
    • The Honorable Richard D. Brown, Secretary of Finance
  • Overview of Health and Human Resources
    • The Honorable William A. Hazel, Jr., Secretary of Health & Human Resources

January 13, 2017

  • Appropriations - CANCELLED


January 11, 2017


2017 Session House Budget Amendment Forms
The deadline to submit completed Budget Amendment forms (including all co-patron signatures) was

5:00 p.m., FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 2017

  • 2017 Budget Amendment Form (.pdf)
  • 2017 Budget Amendment Form (.docx)
  • 2017 Nonstate Agency Budget Amendment Form (.pdf)
  • 2017 Nonstate Agency Budget Amendment Form (.docx)

2017 Session Organizational Materials





2017 Bill Tracking

Regular Session