Governor's Development Opportunity Fund; grants to localities for certain federal programs. (HB988)

Introduced By

Del. Dave Nutter (R-Christiansburg) with support from co-patrons Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville), and Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Governor's Development Opportunity fund; grants to localities to meet local matching fund requirements for certain federal programs.  Provides that the Governor's Development Opportunity Fund may be used to provide grants to localities to meet local matching fund requirements for grants under the federal Economic Development Administration. Before approving a grant request, the Director of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership must certify that (i) providing the grant will enhance the competiveness of the locality and the region and the economic development goals of the Commonwealth, and (ii) the project for which the grant is requested is consistent with the Comprehensive Economic Development strategic plan for the locality and the planning commission in which the locality is located. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101889D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/25/2010Assigned GL sub: #4 Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process
01/25/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB988)
02/16/2010Left in General Laws