Va. Economic Development Partnership; import of products and services from international markets. (HB185)

Introduced By

Del. David Yancey (R-Newport News) with support from co-patron Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Economic Development Partnership; economic development services; import from international markets. Expands the duties of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership to include encouraging the import of products and services from international markets to the Commonwealth. The bill contains technical amendments.


Bill Has Passed


12/25/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101254D
12/25/2015Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/18/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #4
01/18/2016Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
01/21/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB185)
01/28/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
02/02/2016Reported from General Laws with amendments (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2016Read first time
02/05/2016Read second time
02/05/2016Committee amendments agreed to
02/05/2016Engrossed by House as amended HB185E
02/05/2016Printed as engrossed 16101254D-E
02/08/2016Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/08/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/11/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB185E)
02/22/2016Reported from General Laws and Technology (10-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2016Read third time
02/25/2016Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB185ER)
02/29/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB185ER)
02/29/2016Signed by Speaker
03/03/2016Signed by President
03/04/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/4/16
03/04/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 11, 2016
03/07/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 315 (effective 7/1/16)
03/07/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0315)