Governor's Development Opportunity Fund; authority of Governor to award grants. (HB1244)

Introduced By

Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville) with support from co-patrons Del. Ward Armstrong (D-Martinsville), Del. Tag Greason (R-Potomac Falls), Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville), Del. Jackson Miller (R-Manassas), and Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Governor's Development Opportunity Fund; authority to award grants.  Authorizes the Governor to award grants up to 2 million dollars for projects located in a central city or urban core area. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/18/2010Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/18/2010Presented and ordered printed 10104326D
01/19/2010Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/25/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB1244)
01/26/2010Referred from General Laws
01/26/2010Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/27/2010Assigned App. sub: Economic Development, Agriculture and Natural Resources
02/04/2010Subcommittee recommends no action
02/11/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
02/12/2010Reported from Appropriations with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2010Committee substitute printed 10105388D-H1
02/14/2010Read first time
02/15/2010Read second time
02/15/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105388D-H1
02/15/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1244H1
02/16/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB1244H1)
02/16/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/16/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/2010Referred to Committee on Finance
03/02/2010Reported from Finance (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2010Read third time
03/04/2010Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/11/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1244ER)
03/11/2010Signed by Speaker
03/13/2010Signed by President
03/30/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB1244ER)
04/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 580 (effective 7/1/10)
04/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0580)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 45 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB602.