Specialized Biotechnology Research Performance Grant Program; established. (SB644)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)

Progress

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

Description

Specialized Biotechnology Research Performance Grant Program; established.  Establishes the Specialized Biotechnology Research Performance Grant Program for nonprofit entities engaged in research, development, and production related to molecular diagnostics and drug development that enter into a performance-based memorandum of understanding with the Commonwealth prior to June 30, 2010. Grants would be paid to an eligible entity based in Fairfax County that commits in the memorandum of understanding and fulfills its obligation to (i) make a new capital investment of at least $200 million, (ii) create at least 415 new full-time jobs, and (iii) meet any other criteria set forth in the memorandum of understanding. Grants from the program to a qualified entity shall not exceed $22 million in the aggregate. Amends § 59.1-284.24, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/19/2010Presented and ordered printed 10102878D
01/19/2010Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/25/2010Rereferred from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2010Rereferred to Finance
02/01/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB644)
02/09/2010Reported from Finance (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2010Read second time and engrossed
02/12/2010Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2010Placed on Calendar
02/16/2010Read first time
02/16/2010Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/18/2010Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2010Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/23/2010Assigned App. sub: Economic Development, Agriculture and Natural Resources
02/26/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
03/01/2010Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2010Read second time
03/03/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (97-Y 0-N)
03/03/2010VOTE: --- AGREE TO MOTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2010Committee amendment agreed to
03/03/2010Engrossed by House as amended
03/03/2010Passed House with amendment (97-Y 1-N)
03/03/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (97-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2010House amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/11/2010Enrolled
03/11/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB644ER)
03/11/2010Signed by Speaker
03/13/2010Signed by President
03/30/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB644ER)
04/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 482 (effective 7/1/10)
04/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0482)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB677.