Wallops Research Park; aerospace-related economic development. (HB1926)

Introduced By

Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Wallops Research Park; aerospace-related economic development. Allows Accomack County to utilize existing service district authority to construct, maintain, and operate jumbo-jet taxiway facilities and other infrastructure, services, or amenities as may be necessary to provide access for aerospace-related economic development to the NASA/Wallops Flight Facility runway and related facilities in the Wallops Research Park. The Virginia Wallops Research Park Leadership Council is also established as an oversight body for the operation of the Wallops Research Park. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 090812596
01/13/2009Referred to Committee on Science and Technology
01/23/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1926)
01/26/2009Reported from Science and Technology with substitute (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2009Committee substitute printed 095856596-H1
01/28/2009Read first time
01/29/2009Read second time
01/29/2009Committee substitute agreed to 095856596-H1
01/29/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1926H1
01/30/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1926H1)
01/30/2009Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
01/30/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2009Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/17/2009Reported from Local Government (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2009Read third time
02/20/2009Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2009Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (37-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2009Passed by for the day
02/23/2009Read third time
02/23/2009Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1926ER)
02/28/2009Signed by Speaker
02/28/2009Signed by President
03/03/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1926ER)
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 408 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0408)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1492.