Technology Research Fund; robotics & unmanned vehicle systems, etc., to eligible research programs. (HB2415)

Introduced By

Del. Joe Bouchard (D-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Commonwealth Technology Research Fund. Adds robotics and unmanned vehicle systems to the list of eligible research programs. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 095971435
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Science and Technology
01/26/2009Reported from Science and Technology (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2009Read first time
01/29/2009Read second time
01/29/2009Amendment by Delegate Hamilton agreed to
01/29/2009Engrossed by House as amended HB2415E
01/29/2009Printed as engrossed 095971435-E
01/30/2009Read third time and passed House (96-Y 0-N 1-A)
01/30/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/02/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2009Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/11/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2415E)
02/18/2009Rereferred from General Laws and Technology (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2009Rereferred to Finance
02/19/2009Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009Read third time
02/24/2009Passed by for the day
02/25/2009Read third time
02/25/2009Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2415ER)
03/05/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2415ER)
03/05/2009Signed by President
03/06/2009Signed by Speaker
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 243 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0243)


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.