Small Business Jobs Grant Fund Program; developed to assist small businesses job creation. (HB767)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave) with support from 11 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton), Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg), Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville), Del. Scott Garrett (R-Lynchburg), Del. Gordon Helsel (R-Poquoson), Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna), Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville), Del. Rick Morris (R-Carrollton), Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond), Del. David Ramadan (R-South Riding), Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Department of Business Assistance; Small Business Jobs Grant Fund.  Requires a small business to be organized under Virginia law or maintain a principal place of business in Virginia in order to qualify for a grant under the Small Business Jobs Grant Fund. The bill also requires that a new full-time position must employ a Virginia resident in order to qualify for the grant. In addition the bill provides that the criteria established by the Virginia Department of Business Assistance for the Fund include provisions that (i) prohibit receiving more than one grant for the same position, (ii) require the employee to be employed in the new full-time position for at least 90 days prior to the award of the grant, and (iii) require the small business to submit a taxpayer identification number and certification Form W-9 with each grant application. Amends § 2.2-904.2, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2012Committee
01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100357D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/2012Assigned GL sub: #4 Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process
01/24/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/26/2012Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2012Read first time
01/31/2012Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB767)
02/01/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/01/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2012Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/27/2012Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2012Committee substitute printed 12105509D-S1
02/29/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2012Read third time
03/01/2012Reading of substitute waived
03/01/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12105509D-S1
03/01/2012Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB767S1
03/01/2012Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2012Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2012Passed Senate with substitute (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2012Placed on Calendar
03/05/2012Senate substitute agreed to by House 12105509D-S1 (97-Y 0-N)
03/05/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2012Enrolled
03/08/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB767ER)
03/08/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB767ER)
03/08/2012Signed by Speaker
03/09/2012Signed by President
04/09/2012Governor's recommendation received by House
04/17/2012Placed on Calendar
04/18/2012House concurred in Governor's recommendation (96-Y 0-N)
04/18/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/18/2012Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/18/2012G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/18/2012Reenrolled
04/18/2012Reenrolled bill text (HB767ER2)
04/18/2012Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/18/2012Signed by President as reenrolled
04/18/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 774 (effective 7/1/12)
04/18/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0774)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.