Nanotechnology Authority Act of 2007; created, report. (HB909)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria)


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 Virginia Nanotechnology Users Network to facilitate research and development of nanotechnology at the Commonwealth's institutions of higher education. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 088346692
01/08/2008Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/16/2008Assigned GL sub: Professional/Occupational/Adminstrative Process
01/18/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB909)
02/08/2008Reported from General Laws with amendments (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/12/2008Left in Appropriations