Technology, Secretary of; transfer of duties to Secretaries of Administration & Commerce & Trade. (SB1444)

Introduced By

Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Secretary of Technology; transfer of duties to the Secretaries of Administration and Commerce and Trade. Transfers operational responsibilities of the Office of the Secretary of Technology to the Secretary of Administration and responsibilities related to commercialization and entrepreneurial support to the Secretary of Commerce and Trade. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101037D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/18/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1444)
01/21/2019Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2019Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2019Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2019Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2019Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2019Placed on Calendar
01/29/2019Read first time
01/29/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/14/2019Reported from General Laws with amendments (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Read second time
02/19/2019Passed by for the day
02/20/2019Passed by for the day
02/21/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/21/2019Read third time
02/21/2019Committee amendments agreed to
02/21/2019Passed by temporarily
02/21/2019Amendment by Delegate Davis agreed to
02/21/2019Engrossed by House as amended
02/21/2019Passed House with amendments (93-Y 2-N)
02/21/2019VOTE: PASSAGE (93-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2019House amendments rejected by Senate (1-Y 39-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2019House insisted on amendments
02/21/2019House requested conference committee
02/21/2019Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2019Conferees appointed by Senate
02/21/2019Senators: Locke, DeSteph, Reeves
02/21/2019Conferees appointed by House
02/21/2019Delegates: Jones, S.C., Davis, Hayes
02/24/2019No further action taken
02/24/2019Failed to pass in Senate