Fisheries Innovation for Sustainable Harvest Fund; established. (HB596)

Introduced By

Del. Alex Askew (D-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Shelly Simonds (D-Newport News)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Fisheries Innovation for Sustainable Harvest Fund established. Establishes the Fisheries Innovation for Sustainable Harvest Fund for the purposes of supporting and promoting the economic growth and development of Virginia's seafood economy. The Fund shall be administered by the Marine Resources Commission for the sole purpose of supporting and promoting the economic growth and development of Virginia's seafood economy while enhancing the sustainability of Virginia's marine fisheries resources through the awarding of grants, revolving loans, or other financial tools. The bill provides that the Commercial Fishing Advisory Board shall advise the Commission on expenditures from the Fund. This bill is identical to SB 464. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/09/2024Committee
01/09/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24104728D
01/09/2024Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/19/2024Assigned ACNR sub: Chesapeake
01/22/2024House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/22/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (9-Y 0-N)
01/22/2024Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/24/2024Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with amendment(s) (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2024Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/25/2024Assigned App. sub: Commerce Agriculture & Natural Resources
01/30/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB596)
01/31/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/02/2024Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2024Read first time
02/07/2024Read second time
02/07/2024Committee amendments agreed to
02/07/2024Engrossed by House as amended HB596E
02/07/2024Printed as engrossed 24104728D-E
02/08/2024Read third time and passed House (88-Y 9-N)
02/08/2024VOTE: Passage (88-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2024Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/12/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB596E)
02/20/2024Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2024Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/28/2024Reported from Finance and Appropriations with substitute (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2024Committee substitute printed 24108461D-S1
02/29/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2024Read third time
03/01/2024Reading of substitute waived
03/01/2024Committee substitute agreed to 24108461D-S1
03/01/2024Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB596S1
03/01/2024Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2024Senate substitute rejected by House 24108461D-S1 (1-Y 97-N)
03/04/2024VOTE: Adoption (1-Y 97-N)
03/05/2024Senate insisted on substitute (40-Y 0-N)
03/05/2024Senate requested conference committee
03/05/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB596S1)
03/06/2024House acceded to request
03/06/2024Conferees appointed by House
03/06/2024Delegates: Askew, Hernandez, Kent
03/07/2024Conferees appointed by Senate
03/07/2024Senators: Perry, Salim, Stuart
03/07/2024C Amended by conference committee
03/07/2024Conference substitute printed 24109013D-H1
03/08/2024Conference report agreed to by House (91-Y 7-N)
03/08/2024VOTE: Adoption (91-Y 7-N)
03/08/2024Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N)
03/15/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB596H1)
03/25/2024Enrolled
03/25/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB596ER)
03/25/2024Signed by President
03/26/2024Signed by Speaker
03/27/2024Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 27, 2024
03/27/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 8, 2024
03/28/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 198 (effective 7/1/24)
03/28/2024G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0198)
04/01/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB596ER)

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