Advanced shipbuilding training grant program; established. (SB1321)

Introduced By

Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton) with support from co-patrons Sen. Yvonne Miller (D-Norfolk), Sen. Roscoe Reynolds (D-Martinsville), Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield), and Sen. John Watkins (R-Midlothian)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Advanced shipbuilding training grant program. Establishes a grant program relating to advanced shipbuilding activities involving nuclear warships for the U.S. Navy. Grants would be paid to an eligible shipbuilder based in Newport News that (i) makes a capital investment of at least $300 million; (ii) creates at least 1,000 new full-time jobs; and (iii) maintains an accredited apprenticeship program. A maximum of $50 million in grants would be paid beginning in the 2012-2013 fiscal year and ending in the 2021-2022 fiscal year. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 091274256
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/19/2009Rereferred from Commerce and Labor (9-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2009Rereferred to Finance
01/20/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1321)
02/03/2009Reported from Finance with substitute (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2009Committee substitute printed 096017256-S1
02/04/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1321S1)
02/04/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2009Read second time
02/05/2009Reading of substitute waived
02/05/2009Committee substitute agreed to 096017256-S1
02/05/2009Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1321S1
02/06/2009Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2009Placed on Calendar
02/13/2009Read first time
02/13/2009Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/16/2009Assigned App. sub: Economic Development, Agriculture and Natural Resources(Cox)
02/19/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
02/23/2009Reported from Appropriations with substitute (24-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009Committee substitute printed 092645696-H1
02/24/2009Read second time
02/25/2009Read third time
02/25/2009Committee substitute agreed to 092645696-H1
02/25/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1321H1
02/25/2009Passed House with substitute (97-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/25/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/26/2009House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2009Title replaced 092645696-H1
03/09/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1321ER)
03/09/2009Signed by President
03/11/2009Signed by Speaker
03/12/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1321ER)
03/30/2009Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/07/2009Placed on Calendar
04/08/2009Enacted, Chapter 849 (effective 7/1/09)
04/08/2009Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/08/2009House concurred in Governor's recommendation (96-Y 0-N 1-A)
04/08/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
04/08/2009G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/08/2009Reenrolled bill text (SB1321ER2)
04/08/2009Signed by President as reenrolled
04/08/2009Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/08/2009Enacted, Chapter 850 (effective 7/1/09)
04/08/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0850)
04/14/2009Reenrolled bill text (SB1321ER2)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2056.