Virginia Nanotechnology Authority Act; created. (HB123)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

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 »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/05/2010Committee
01/05/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102056D
01/05/2010Referred to Committee on Science and Technology
01/26/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB123)
02/03/2010Continued to 2011 in Science and Technology

Comments

Virginia ITSP Association, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

Technology - Nanotechnology
Commerce - Authority Established