Port of Va. Economic & Infrastructure Development Zone Grant Fund; certain businesses eligible. (HB1327)

Introduced By

Del. Rick Morris (R-Carrollton) with support from co-patron Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Port of Virginia Economic and Infrastructure Development Zone Grant Fund. Adds the City of Franklin to the list of localities in which certain businesses related to commerce through the Port of Virginia may locate or expand and be eligible to apply for grants based on the number of new jobs created. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


11/07/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100800D
11/07/2012Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/08/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1327)
01/08/2013Assigned App. sub: Economic Development, Agriculture and Natural Resources
01/31/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
02/01/2013Reported from Appropriations with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2013Read first time
02/04/2013Read second time
02/04/2013Committee amendments agreed to
02/04/2013Engrossed by House as amended HB1327E
02/04/2013Printed as engrossed 13100800D-E
02/05/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/05/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2013Referred to Committee on Finance
02/08/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1327E)
02/13/2013Reported from Finance with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Read third time
02/15/2013Reading of amendment waived
02/15/2013Committee amendment agreed to
02/15/2013Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/15/2013Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Placed on Calendar
02/19/2013Senate amendment rejected by House (1-Y 99-N)
02/19/2013VOTE: REJECTED (1-Y 99-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2013Passed by temporarily
02/20/2013Senate insisted on amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2013Senate requested conference committee
02/21/2013House acceded to request
02/21/2013Conferees appointed by Senate
02/21/2013Senators: Ruff, Vogel, Stuart
02/21/2013Conferees appointed by House
02/21/2013Delegates: Morris, Landes, BaCote
02/23/2013Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2013Conference report agreed to by House (89-Y 0-N)
02/23/2013VOTE: ADOPTION (89-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1327ER)
03/04/2013Signed by President
03/05/2013Signed by Speaker
03/14/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1327ER)
03/20/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 549 (effective 7/1/13)
03/20/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0549)


This bill mentions Emporia, Chesapeake, Mecklenburg, Greensville, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, Portsmouth, Norfolk, Isle of Wight, Hampton, Dinwiddie, Poquoson, York, Colonial Heights, Williamsburg, Hopewell, James City, Charles City, Chesterfield, Gloucester, New Kent, Henrico, Richmond, Clarke, Winchester.


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.