Manufacturing Development Commission; created, report. (SB261)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach) with support from 7 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Watkins Abbitt (I-Appomattox), Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville), Del. Sam Nixon (R-Richmond), Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Chris Saxman (R-Staunton), Sen. John Watkins (R-Midlothian), Sen. Martin Williams (R-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Manufacturing Development Commission. Establishes the Manufacturing Development Commission as a legislative study commission. The Commission will be responsible for assessing manufacturing needs and formulating legislative and regulatory remedies to ensure the future of the manufacturing sector in Virginia. The Commission will expire July 1, 2009. This bill incorporates SJR 80. Read the Bill »


04/19/2006: enacted


01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 062630832
01/10/2006Referred to Committee on Rules
01/25/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB261)
02/03/2006Reported from Rules with substitute (15-Y 0-N)
02/06/2006Committee substitute printed 064457832-S1
02/06/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/07/2006Read second time
02/07/2006Reading of substitute waived
02/07/2006Committee substitute agreed to 064457832-S1
02/07/2006Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB261S1
02/08/2006Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/08/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/08/2006Communicated to House
02/14/2006Placed on Calendar
02/14/2006Read first time
02/14/2006Referred to Committee on Rules
02/16/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB261S1)
02/22/2006Reported from Rules with amendments (15-Y 0-N)
02/23/2006Read second time
02/24/2006Read third time
02/24/2006Committee amendments agreed to
02/24/2006Engrossed by House as amended
02/24/2006Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/24/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
02/24/2006Reconsideration of House passage agreed to by House
02/24/2006Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/24/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE #2 (98-Y 0-N)
02/28/2006House amendments agreed to by Senate (33-Y 7-N)
02/28/2006VOTE: (33-Y 7-N)
03/06/2006Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB261ER)
03/07/2006Signed by Speaker
03/08/2006Signed by President
03/30/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB261ER)
04/11/2006Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/18/2006Placed on Calendar
04/19/2006Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (38-Y 0-N)
04/19/2006VOTE: (38-Y 0-N)
04/19/2006House concurred in Governor's recommendation (94-Y 3-N)
04/19/2006VOTE: ADOPTION (94-Y 3-N)
04/19/2006G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/19/2006Signed by President as reenrolled
04/19/2006Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/19/2006Enacted, Chapter 900 (effective 7/1/06)
04/19/2006Reenrolled bill text (SB261ER2)
04/19/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0900)