Nanotechnology Authority Act of 2007; created, report. (HB2275)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Nanotechnology Authority; established. Establishes the Virginia Nanotechnology Authority to promote development of nanotechnology in Virginia. The Authority will be responsible for administering a fund to be used to provide industry and institutions of higher education with discovery grants, collaboration grants, and prototype grants. The Authority will be governed by a board of directors and managed by a president at the direction of the Board. The president is responsible for creating a virtual Nanotechnology Users Network to facilitate research and development of nanotechnology at the Commonwealth's institutions of higher education. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 075712472
01/09/2007Referred to Committee on Science and Technology
01/22/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2275)
01/29/2007Reported from Science and Technology with substitute (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2007Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/30/2007Committee substitute printed 075745472-H1
02/01/2007Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement (Putney)
02/06/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2275H1)