HB 2743 Research & Technology Advisory Commission; created, study reports.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Creation of the Virginia Research and Technology Advisory Commission. Creates the Virginia Research and Technology Advisory Commission ("Commission"), which is to be an advisory commission under the executive branch. The Commission will consist of 27 members, including three legislative members, 20 citizen members, and the Secretaries of Commerce and Trade, Education, and Technology, or their designees, and the Director of the State Council of Higher Education or her designee. Members will be appointed by the Speaker of the House, the Senate Committee on Privileges and Elections, and the Governor. Legislative members will be appointed to serve terms coincident with their terms of office, and citizen members will be appointed for terms of four years. The Commission shall study and advise the Governor on appropriate research and technology strategies for the Commonwealth with emphasis on policy recommendations that will enhance the global competitive advantage of both research institutions and technology-based commercial endeavors within the Commonwealth. In addition, the Commission must make recommendations to the allocation committee of the Commonwealth Technology Research Fund regarding disbursements from the fund.

Full text:
01/19/01  House: Presented & ordered printed 018148218  pdf | impact statement
02/04/01  House: Committee substitute printed 014365828-H1  pdf | impact statement
02/27/01  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2743ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/09/01  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0788)  pdf

Senate amendments
Senate amendments engrossed
Governor's recommendation

01/19/01  House: Presented & ordered printed 018148218
01/19/01  House: Referred to Committee on Rules
01/29/01  House: Passed by for the day in Rules (15-Y 1-N)
02/04/01  House: Reconsidered by Rules
02/04/01  House: Reported from Rules with substitute (17-Y 0-N)
02/04/01  House: Committee substitute printed 014365828-H1
02/04/01  House: Read first time
02/05/01  House: Read second time
02/05/01  House: Committee substitute agreed to 014365828-H1
02/05/01  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute 014365828-H1
02/06/01  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
02/06/01  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/07/01  House: Communicated to Senate
02/09/01  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/01  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/14/01  Senate: Reported from General Laws with amds (15-Y 0-N)
02/15/01  Senate: Const. reading disp., passed by for the day (39-Y 0-N)
02/15/01  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (39-Y 0-N)
02/16/01  Senate: Read third time
02/16/01  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
02/16/01  Senate: Committee amendments agreed to
02/16/01  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/16/01  Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (39-Y 0-N)
02/16/01  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (39-Y 0-N)
02/16/01  Senate: Rec. of Sen. passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/16/01  Senate: VOTE: RECONSIDER R (39-Y 0-N)
02/16/01  Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (39-Y 0-N)
02/16/01  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (39-Y 0-N)
02/19/01  House: Placed on Calendar
02/20/01  House: Passed by for the day
02/21/01  House: Passed by temporarily
02/21/01  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 1-N)
02/21/01  House: Senate amendments agreed to by House (99-Y 1-N)
02/27/01  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2743ER)
03/02/01  House: Enrolled
03/02/01  House: Signed by Speaker
03/02/01  Senate: Signed by President
03/26/01  House: Governor's recommendation received by House
04/04/01  House: Placed on Calendar
04/04/01  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (5-Y 90-N)
04/04/01  House: House rejected Gov's recommendation (5-Y 90-N)
04/04/01  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (83-Y 13-N)
04/04/01  House: Passed in enrolled form (83-Y 13-N)
04/04/01  Senate: Passed in enrolled form (37-Y 1-N)
04/04/01  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE-ENROLLED BILL (37-Y 1-N)
04/04/01  House: Bill became law, Chapter 788 (effective 7/1/01)
04/09/01  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0788)