State Council of Higher Education for Virginia; creates nonstock corp. to support academic research. (HB935)

Introduced By

Del. Dave Nutter (R-Christiansburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


State Council of Higher Education for Virginia; creation of nonstock corporation to support academic research. Requires the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia to establish a nonprofit, nonstock corporation under Chapter 10 ( 13.1-801 et seq.) of Title 13.1 as a public instrumentality exercising public and essential governmental functions, to assist the Council in (i) supporting academic research in Virginia; (ii) encouraging research initiatives, with an emphasis on biological systems and nanotechnology, to support Virginia industry; and (iii) conducting or undertaking other activities useful in carrying out the provisions of this section. The Council shall require such corporation to report to it at least annually on its activities. The bill sets out the composition of the board of directors for such corporation. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 067683436
01/10/2006Referred to Committee on Education
02/08/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB935)
02/10/2006Reported from Education with substitute (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2006Committee substitute printed 067733436-H1
02/11/2006Read first time
02/13/2006Read second time
02/13/2006Committee substitute agreed to 067733436-H1
02/13/2006Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB935H1
02/14/2006Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/14/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2006Communicated to Senate
02/15/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/2006Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/16/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB935H1)
02/23/2006Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2006Rereferred to Finance
03/01/2006Continued to 2007 in Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)