Innovation and Entrepreneurship Investment Authority; created, responsible for research, etc. (HB2201)

Introduced By

Del. Margi Vanderhye (D-McLean) with support from 8 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Joe Bouchard (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Joe May (R-Leesburg), Del. Paula Miller (D-Norfolk), Del. Dave Nutter (R-Christiansburg), Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield), Del. Shannon Valentine (D-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Oversight of research and development in the Commonwealth. Merges the Innovative Technology Authority (ITA), and the Virginia Research and Technology Advisory Commission into a single entity, named the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Investment Authority (IEIA). The IEIA will have 10 members as follows: three presidents of state institutions of higher education, the Secretary of Technology, and six nonlegislative citizen members representing the entrepreneurial, investment, and science and technology communities. The IEIA will continue the work of the ITA, with heightened responsibilities regarding the oversight of research and development efforts in the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 095961826
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Science and Technology
01/26/2009Reported from Science and Technology with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2009Committee substitute printed 095858762-H1
01/26/2009Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/27/2009Assigned App. sub: Technology Oversight & Government Activities (Landes)
02/02/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2201)
02/02/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2201H1)
02/03/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
02/06/2009Committee substitute printed 095863620-H2
02/06/2009Reported from Appropriations with substitute (23-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2009Read first time
02/09/2009Read second time
02/09/2009Committee substitute from S & T rejected 095858762-H1
02/09/2009Committee substitute from Appropriations agreed to 095863620-H2
02/09/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2201H2
02/10/2009Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/10/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/10/2009Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/10/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/18/2009Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2009Committee substitute printed 092443256-S1
02/20/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009Read third time
02/23/2009Reading of substitute waived
02/23/2009Committee substitute agreed to 092443256-S1
02/23/2009Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB2201S1
02/23/2009Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009Placed on Calendar
02/25/2009Senate substitute rejected by House (2-Y 96-N)
02/25/2009VOTE: --- REJECTED (2-Y 96-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2009Senate insisted on substitute (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2009Senate requested conference committee
02/26/2009House acceded to request
02/26/2009Conferees appointed by House
02/26/2009Delegates: Vanderhye, Byron, Miller, J.H.
02/26/2009Conferees appointed by Senate
02/26/2009Senators: Petersen, Vogel, Houck
02/27/2009Conference report agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
02/27/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2009Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2201ER)
03/09/2009Signed by President
03/10/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2201ER)
03/11/2009Signed by Speaker
03/30/2009Governor's recommendation received by House
04/07/2009Placed on Calendar
04/08/2009Enacted, Chapter 809 (effective 7/1/09)
04/08/2009House concurred in Governor's recommendation (99-Y 0-N)
04/08/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/08/2009Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/08/2009G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/08/2009Reenrolled bill text (HB2201ER2)
04/08/2009Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/08/2009Signed by President as reenrolled
04/08/2009Enacted, Chapter 810 (effective 7/1/09)
04/08/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0810)
04/14/2009Reenrolled bill text (HB2201ER2)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.