Virginia Research and Technology Investment Program; created, report. (HB2324)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Investment in research and technology in the Commonwealth.  Creates the Virginia Research and Technology Investment Program, consisting of the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) and the GAP Fund program administered by the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Investment Authority. The bill makes significant changes to the existing CRCF, including creating a Commercialization Subfund, a Research Match Subfund, and an Eminent Scholar Subfund, and sets up a new process for the application, review, and award of funds from the CRCF. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101317D
01/12/2011Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/18/2011Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
01/26/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB2324)
02/04/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
02/04/2011Reported from Appropriations with substitute (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2011Committee substitute printed 11104817D-H1
02/04/2011Incorporates HB2250
02/04/2011Incorporates HB1639
02/06/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Read second time
02/07/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11104817D-H1
02/07/2011Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2324H1
02/08/2011Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/08/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2011Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/15/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB2324H1)
02/16/2011Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2011Committee substitute printed 11105406D-S1
02/18/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Read third time
02/21/2011Reading of substitute waived
02/21/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11105406D-S1
02/21/2011Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB2324S1
02/21/2011Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2011Placed on Calendar
02/22/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB2324S1)
02/23/2011Senate substitute rejected by House 11105406D-S1 (1-Y 95-N)
02/23/2011VOTE: REJECTED (1-Y 95-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2011Senate insisted on substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2011Senate requested conference committee
02/24/2011House acceded to request
02/24/2011Conferees appointed by House
02/24/2011Delegates: Lingamfelter, May, Sickles
02/24/2011Conferees appointed by Senate
02/24/2011Senators: Herring, Newman, Marsden
02/25/2011Conference substitute printed 11105616D-H2
02/25/2011Conference report agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
02/25/2011VOTE: ADOPTION EMERGENCY (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2011Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2011C Emergency clause added by conference committee
03/03/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2324ER)
03/03/2011Signed by Speaker
03/06/2011Signed by President
03/26/2011Governor's recommendation received by House
03/29/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB2324ER)
04/05/2011Placed on Calendar
04/06/2011House concurred in Governor's recommendation (100-Y 0-N)
04/06/2011VOTE: ADOPTION EMERGENCY (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/06/2011Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/06/2011G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/06/2011Reenrolled bill text (HB2324ER2)
04/06/2011Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/06/2011Signed by President as reenrolled
04/06/2011Enacted, Chapter 816 (effective 4/6/11)
04/06/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0816)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 1 minute.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1322.


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

Track for Caucus

stephen writes:

Wheres all this money going to come from, sounds to me that this bill will just add more reasons to raise taxes.