Advanced Shipbuilding Production Facility Grant Program; established, Fund created. (HB1068)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk) with support from co-patrons Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Jay Leftwich (R-Chesapeake), Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach), Del. David Yancey (R-Newport News), and Sen. John Miller (D-Newport News)

Progress

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

Description

Advanced Shipbuilding Production Facility Grant Program. Establishes a grant program for new facilities and activities related to the production of a class of nuclear warships for the United States Navy not previously built in Virginia. Grants would be paid to an eligible shipbuilder based in Newport News or to the City of Newport News that (i) makes a new capital investment of at least $750 million for production facilities and (ii) creates at least 1,000 new full-time jobs. A maximum of $46 million in grants would be paid between 2017 and 2026. Read the Bill »

Status

04/08/2016: signed by governor

History

DateAction
01/13/2016Committee
01/13/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16103701D
01/13/2016Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/19/2016Assigned to sub: Agriculture, Commerce, Technology and Natural Resources
01/19/2016Assigned App. sub: Agriculture, Commerce, Technology and Natural Resources
02/03/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB1068)
02/10/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
02/12/2016Reported from Appropriations with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2016Committee substitute printed 16105383D-H1
02/13/2016Read first time
02/15/2016Read second time
02/15/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16105383D-H1
02/15/2016Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1068H1
02/16/2016Read third time and passed House (98-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/16/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/17/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB1068H1)
02/17/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/2016Referred to Committee on Finance
02/24/2016Reported from Finance with amendments (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2016Read third time
02/26/2016Reading of amendments waived
02/26/2016Committee amendments agreed to
02/26/2016Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/26/2016Passed Senate with amendments (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2016Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2016Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2016Placed on Calendar
03/01/2016Senate amendments agreed to by House (93-Y 0-N 1-A)
03/01/2016VOTE: ADOPTION (93-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
03/02/2016Enrolled
03/02/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1068ER)
03/02/2016Signed by Speaker
03/04/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB1068ER)
03/05/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, April 11, 2016
03/05/2016Signed by President
03/07/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/7/16
03/07/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016
04/08/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 723 (effective 7/1/16)
04/08/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0723)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 6 clips in all, totaling 7 minutes.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.



Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk): COMMONWEALTH. IT WILL CREATE AND REQUIRE CREATE A THOUSAND NEW JOBS AND ALLOW FOR A GRANT UP TO, I WOULD SAY, UP TO $40 MILLION OVER A FOUR YEAR PERIOD AND MAY BE EXTENDED BY THREE YEARS. ALSO, INCLUDED UP TO A $6 MILLION GRANT AND SECTION 6 AND THE ONLY AMERICAN OWNED FOUNDRY


[Unknown]: SHIPBUILDING FACILITIES AND ACTIVITIES. SHALL THE BILL PASS?

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL.

[Unknown]: AYES 98, NOS, ZERO. AYES 98, NOS, ZERO, THE BILL IS PASSED. LAST BILL ON THIRD READING
I MOVE WE ADOPT THE GOVERNOR'S RECOMMENDATION AND SPEAKING TO THE MOTION. THE SENATOR HAS THE FLOOR. THANK YOU FLRK PRESIDENT. WHAT HOUSE BILL 104 DID WAS BASICALLY AN EFFORT TO KEEP UP WITH TECHNOLOGY AND SAYS THAT IF THE VOTING MACHINE ITSELF HAS A HARD DRIVE WHERE THE VOTING INFORMATION IS STORED, THEN IT'S REALLY ONLY THE HARD DRIVE ITSELF THAT HAS TO BE KEPT UNDER SEAL PENDING THE TIMEFRAME THAT IT HAS TO BE MAINTAINED PRIOR TO A RECOUNT. WHAT THE GOVERNOR'S LANGUAGE HAS DONE IS SIMPLY ADDED A TECHNICAL AMENDMENT TO ADD ONE SENTENCE TO THE BILL AND WHAT IT ATTEMPTS TO DO IS JUST CLARIFY THAT THE MACHINES THAT DON'T HAVE STORE ANY DATA ONLY HAVE TO BE KEPT UNDER LOCK AND SEAL UNTIL THEY'RE RETURNED TO THEIR STORAGE LOCATION. AND WITH THAT, I ASK THAT YOU ADOPT THE GOVERNOR'S RECOMMENDATION. THANK YOU.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): THANK YOU, SENATOR. THE QUESTION IS SHALL THE SENATE AGREE WITH THE GOVERNOR'S RECOMMENDATION. ALL IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION WILL RECORD THEIR VOTES AYE, THOSE OPPOSED NO. ARE THE SENATORS READY TO VOTE? HAVE ALL THE SENATORS VOTED? DO ANY SENATORS DESIRE TO CHANGE THEIR VOTE? THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL.

[Unknown]: AYES 39, NOS 0.