Economic Development Partnership Authority; General Assembly may appropriate grants thereto. (HB3171)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave) with support from co-patrons Del. Vince Callahan (R-McLean), Del. Matt Lohr (R-Harrisonburg), Del. Chris Saxman (R-Staunton), Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon), and Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority. Provides that the General Assembly may appropriate grants to the Authority for use by a nonprofit, public benefit research institute that (i) conducts research and development for government agencies, commercial businesses, foundations, and other organizations and (ii) commercializes technology. The Authority is authorized to create a nonprofit, nonstock corporation to administer the payment of such grants. Read the Bill »


03/20/2007: signed by governor


01/19/2007Presented and ordered printed 075871376
01/19/2007Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/24/2007Assigned App. sub: Commerce, Agriculture, and Natural Resources (Cox)
01/24/2007Assigned App. sub: Higher Education (Morgan)
01/26/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB3171)
02/01/2007Committee substitute printed 075888376-H1
02/02/2007Read first time
02/03/2007Read second time
02/03/2007Committee substitute agreed to 075888376-H1
02/03/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB3171H1
02/05/2007Read third time and passed House (98-Y 0-N)
02/05/2007Communicated to Senate
02/06/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/07/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB3171H1)
02/14/2007Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/16/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2007Read third time
02/19/2007Reading of amendments waived
02/19/2007Committee amendments agreed to
02/19/2007Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/19/2007Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N)
02/19/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2007Placed on Calendar
02/21/2007Senate amendments rejected by House (6-Y 90-N)
02/21/2007VOTE: REJECTED (6-Y 90-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2007Senate insisted on amendments (40-Y 0-N)
02/22/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2007Senate requested conference committee
02/22/2007House acceded to request
02/22/2007Conferees appointed by House
02/22/2007Delegates: Landes, Hogan, Phillips
02/22/2007Conferees appointed by Senate
02/22/2007Senators: Stosch, Hawkins, Lambert
02/24/2007Conference report agreed to by House (88-Y 0-N)
02/24/2007VOTE: ADOPTION (88-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2007Reading of conference report waived
02/24/2007Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/24/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/12/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB3171ER)
03/12/2007Signed by President
03/13/2007Signed by Speaker
03/20/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 693 (effective 7/1/07)
03/21/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB3171ER)
04/05/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0693)