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HB 756 - Allocating Offshore Drilling Royalties - Key Vote

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Bob McDonnell signed this Legislation.

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NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Allocating Offshore Drilling Royalties

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (21-19) - (Key vote)

Title: Allocating Offshore Drilling Royalties

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes appropriation requirements for revenues and royalties paid to the state for offshore natural gas and oil drilling.

Highlights:
-Appropriates revenue and royalties from offshore natural gas and oil drilling as follows (Sec. 1):
    -70 percent for the Transportation Trust Fund; -20 percent for the Virginia Coastal Energy Research Consortium; and -10 percent for localities for improvements to infrastructure and transportation.
-This is a substitute bill sponsored by the House Committee on Appropriations.
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (71-26) - (Key vote)

Title: Allocating Offshore Drilling Royalties

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes appropriation requirements for revenues and royalties paid to the state for offshore natural gas and oil drilling.

Highlights:
-Appropriates revenue and royalties from offshore natural gas and oil drilling as follows (Sec. 1):
    -70 percent for the Transportation Trust Fund; -20 percent for the Virginia Coastal Energy Research Consortium; and -10 percent for localities for improvements to infrastructure and transportation.
-This is a substitute bill sponsored by the House Committee on Appropriations. -Del. Clifford Athey, recorded as not voting, intended to vote "Nay."
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Allocating Offshore Drilling Royalties

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