Virginia Nanotechnology Authority; created, report. (HB1639)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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 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 »


02/04/2011: Merged into HB2324


01/10/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11102019D
01/10/2011Referred to Committee on Science and Technology
01/18/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1639)
01/19/2011Reported from Science and Technology (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2011Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/20/2011Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
01/31/2011Subcommittee recommends incorporating (HB2324-Lingamfelter)
02/04/2011Incorporated by Appropriations (HB2324-Lingamfelter)


Hampton Roads Partnership, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

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