2006 Code of Virginia § 30-19.03 - Estimates to be prepared for legislation affecting local government expenditures and revenue...

30-19.03. Estimates to be prepared for legislation affecting localgovernment expenditures and revenues.

Whenever any bill requiring a net additional expenditure by any county, city,or town, as defined in 30-19.03:1, or whenever any bill requiring a netreduction of revenues by any county, city, or town, as defined in 30-19.03:1.1, is filed during any session of the General Assembly, theCommission on Local Government shall investigate and prepare an estimatesetting forth, to the extent practicable, the additional expenditures orreduction of revenues, if any, to be required of the affected localities inevent of enactment of such legislation. The Division of Legislative Servicesshall examine all bills filed during any legislative session for the purposeof identifying and forwarding to the Commission on Local Government thosebills requiring the preparation of fiscal estimates pursuant to this section.

As soon thereafter as may be practicable, the Commission on Local Governmentshall forward copies of such estimates to the Clerk of the House of Delegatesfor transmittal to each patron of the legislation and to the chairman of eachcommittee of the General Assembly to consider the same.

All departments, agencies of government, the Division of LegislativeServices, and all local governmental units of the Commonwealth are directedto make available such information and assistance as the Commission on LocalGovernment may request in preparing the estimates required by this section.

(1979, c. 257; 1980, cc. 747, 749; 1995, c. 743; 1999, c. 1016.)

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