Governor's Agriculture and Forestry Industries Development Fund; established, report. (SB128)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Development Fund.  Creates the Governor's Agriculture and Forestry Industries Development Fund. The bill establishes an economic development grant program targeted specifically at agricultural and forestry operations. Grants will be awarded to support localities' efforts to attract value-added or processing facilities using Virginia-grown products. Under the program, localities will apply for grants after having established a relationship with a new or expanding business. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12
01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103772D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/23/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB128)
01/26/2012Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2012Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2012Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Placed on Calendar
02/13/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/17/2012Assigned App. sub: Economic Development, Agriculture and Natural Resources
02/27/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
02/27/2012Reported from Appropriations with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2012Committee substitute printed 12105649D-H1
02/29/2012Read second time
03/01/2012Passed by for the day
03/02/2012Read third time
03/02/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12105649D-H1
03/02/2012Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB128H1
03/02/2012Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
03/02/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2012House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2012Title replaced 12105649D-H1
03/08/2012Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB128ER)
03/08/2012Signed by Speaker
03/09/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB128ER)
03/09/2012Signed by President
03/30/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 466 (effective 7/1/12)
03/30/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0466)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB766.