Commonwealth Space Flight Fund; extends transfer of funds through fiscal year 2023-2024. (SB46)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson) with support from co-patron Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Commonwealth Space Flight Fund; transfer of funds. Extends through fiscal year 2020-2021 the annual transfer of $9.5 million from the Transportation Trust Fund to the Commonwealth Space Flight Fund. Under current law, the transfer would cease in fiscal year 2016-2017. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/15/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102284D
12/15/2015Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/18/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB46)
01/20/2016Reported from Transportation with amendment (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2016Rereferred to Finance
02/02/2016Reported from Finance with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2016Read second time
02/04/2016Reading of amendment waived
02/04/2016Committee on Transportation amendment agreed to
02/04/2016Committee on Finance amendment agreed to
02/04/2016Engrossed by Senate as amended SB46E
02/04/2016Printed as engrossed 16102284D-E
02/05/2016Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB46E)
02/11/2016Placed on Calendar
02/11/2016Read first time
02/11/2016Referred to Committee on Science and Technology
02/22/2016Reported from Science and Technology (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2016Read second time
02/24/2016Read third time
02/24/2016Passed House (95-Y 5-N)
02/24/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2016Signed by Speaker
02/25/2016Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB46ER)
02/25/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB46ER)
02/26/2016Signed by President
02/29/2016Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/29/16
02/29/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 7, 2016
02/29/2016Bill text as passed Senate and House reprinted (SB46ER)
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 299 (effective 7/1/16)
03/07/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0299)