Virginia Jobs Investment Program; created, Dept. of Business Assistance to administer programs. (HB768)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave) with support from 9 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg), Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville), Del. Scott Garrett (R-Lynchburg), Del. Gordon Helsel (R-Poquoson), Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville), Del. Rick Morris (R-Carrollton), Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon)

Progress

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

Description

Department of Business Assistance; Virginia Jobs Investment Plan.  Codifies the Virginia Jobs Investment Program administered by the Department of Business Assistance and changes the name to the Virginia Jobs Investment Plan. The Plan is comprised of the following component programs: (i) the Virginia New Jobs Program, (ii) the Workforce Retraining Program, and (iii) the Small Business New Jobs Program. The bill also establishes general eligibility requirements for obtaining assistance under the Plan and requirements for the component programs under the Plan. Regarding the Small Business New Jobs Program, the bill requires a small business to be organized under Virginia law or maintain a principal place of business in Virginia and employ Virginia residents in order to qualify for a grant. Amends § 2.2-435.8, § 2.2-900, § 2.2-902, § 2.2-904, § 2.2-904.1, 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 12100349D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/2012Assigned GL sub: #4 Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process
01/24/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-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
02/01/2012Read 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
02/09/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB768)
02/27/2012Committee substitute printed 12105488D-S1
02/27/2012Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
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 12105488D-S1
03/01/2012Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB768S1
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 12105488D-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 (HB768ER)
03/08/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB768ER)
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 (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/18/2012G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/18/2012Reenrolled
04/18/2012Reenrolled bill text (HB768ER2)
04/18/2012Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/18/2012Signed by President as reenrolled
04/18/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 775 (effective 7/1/12)
04/18/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0775)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 4 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.