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SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over to 2009 Session


Bioscience and Biotechnology, Commission on; created, report. Adding  30-293 through 30-297. (Patron-Sickles, HB 1095 (F); Herring, SB 787 (F))
Biosciences and biotechnology; joint subcommittee to study and advance development and enhancement thereof. (Patron-Sickles, HJR 248 (P))
Center for Innovative Technology; duties, report. Amending 2.2-2221.1; adding  2.2-2221.2. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 497 (F))
Freedom of Information Act; exempts from public disclosure certain proprietary records submitted to the Innovative Technology Authority. Amending  2.2-3705.6 and 2.2-3711. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1458 (Chapter 743); Petersen, SB 726 (Chapter 633))
Governor’s Schools; school divisions to consider forming committees to establish in math, science, etc. (Patron-Saxman, HJR 185 (F))
Income tax, corporate; biotechnology investment tax credit. Adding  58.1-439.12:02. (Patron-Sickles, HB 1092 (I) See HB125)
Innovation Index; Center for Innovative Technology to establish to foster formation, etc. of technology-based economic development opportunities, report. (Patron-Rust, HJR 237 (F); Stolle, SJR 126 (P))
Innovative Technology Authority; board of directors. Amending 2.2-2220. (Patron-Caputo, HB 748 (Chapter 299); Whipple, SB 236 (Chapter 611))
Innovative Technology Authority; powers of board of directors. Adding  2.2-2221.01. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 578 (Chapter 70); Whipple, SB 235 (Chapter 610))
Innovative Technology Authority and Center; repealed, adds certain Funds, report. Amending  2.2-225, 2.2-2203, 2.2-2514 through 2.2-2517, 23-4.4, 23-231.9, and 23-231.10; adding  2.2-2246.1, 2.2-2246.2, and 2.2-2246.3; repealing  2.2-2218 through 2.2-2233.2. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 416 (F))
Nanotechnology Authority Act of 2007; created, report. Adding 2.2-2336 through 2.2-2353. (Patron-Purkey, HB 909 (F))
Nanotechnology businesses; tax credit provided in form of equity or subordinated debt for those qualified. Adding  58.1-339.12. (Patron-Purkey, HB 125 (F))
Public schools; Joint Commission on Technology and Science to study opportunities to implement open education resources in K-12. (Patron-Peace, HJR 176 (F))
Science and Engineering Graduates, Joint Subcommittee Studying Shortage of; continued. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 115 (I) See HJR90)
Science, Math, and Technology Education in State at Elementary, Secondary, and Undergraduate Levels, Joint Subcommittee studying; continued. (Patron-Cosgrove, HJR 90 (P))
Technology, Nanotechnology and Biotechnology Investment Fund; created. Adding  2.2-2233.3. (Patron-Purkey, HB 910 (F))
Technology Research Fund; adds sensor sciences to eligible research programs. Amending  2.2-2233.1. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 234 (Chapter 63); Wagner, SB 319 (Chapter 527))
Telework Promotion and Broadband Assistance, Office of; established, report. Adding  2.2-225.1. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1017 (Chapter 444))
2008 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, and Resolutions - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 12/19/08