Small Business and Supplier Diversity, Department of; small business grant funds. (HB1505)

Introduced By

Del. Clinton Jenkins (D-Suffolk) with support from co-patron Del. Chris Runion (R-Bridgewater)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; small business grant funds. Repeals the Small Business Jobs Grant Fund Program. Under the bill, any cash balances in the Small Business Jobs Grant Fund will be transferred to the Small Business Investment Grant Fund. The bill also decreases the amount of an eligible grant under the Small Business Investment Grant Fund from the lesser of 50 percent of the qualified investment or $50,000 to the lesser of 25 percent of the qualified investment or $50,000. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2020Presented and ordered printed 20102908D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/2020Assigned GL sub: Open Government/Procurement
02/04/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1505)
02/04/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/06/2020Reported from General Laws (18-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2020Read first time
02/10/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/11/2020Read third time and passed House (84-Y 15-N)
02/11/2020VOTE: Passage (84-Y 15-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/27/2020Reported from General Laws and Technology (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2020Read third time
03/03/2020Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1505ER)
03/06/2020Signed by Speaker
03/06/2020Signed by President
03/09/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1505ER)
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/11/2020Governor's recommendation received by House
04/22/2020VOTE: (73-Y 13-N 5-A)
04/22/2020Placed on Calendar
04/22/2020House concurred in Governor's recommendation (73-Y 13-N 5-A)
04/22/2020Reconsideration of Governor's recommendation agreed to (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
04/22/2020Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/22/2020G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/22/2020Reenrolled bill text (HB1505ER2)
04/22/2020Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/22/2020Signed by President as reenrolled
04/22/2020Enacted, Chapter 1234 (effective 4/22/20)
04/22/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1234)
05/01/2020VOTE: (73-Y 13-N 5-A)