Research and development in the Commonwealth. (SB1651)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Research and development in the Commonwealth. Creates the Partnership for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Authority (the Partnership) to oversee and support research and commercialization in the Commonwealth. The Partnership will be advised by an Investment Advisory Committee, an Entrepreneurship Advisory Committee, and a Research Advisory Committee. Existing grant, loan, and investment funds currently administered by the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Investment Authority and the Virginia Research Investment Committee would be consolidated under the Partnership. The bill repeals the existing Virginia Research Investment Committee. Amends § 2.2-204, § 2.2-2219, § 2.2-2220, § 2.2-2221, § 2.2-2221.1, § 2.2-3705.6, § 2.2-3711, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


01/09/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the General Laws and Technology Committee


01/09/2019Presented and ordered printed 19100870D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology

Hearing Scheduled

This bill is scheduled to be heard in the Senate General Laws and Technology committee on 01/21/2019. It meets on Monday, 45 minutes after adjournment—Senate Room A.

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