SB 646 Biotechnology Commercialization Loan Fund; created, report.
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Summary as passed Senate: (all summaries)
Biotechnology Commercialization Loan Fund; Innovative Technology Authority. Creates the Biotechnology Commercialization Loan Fund to finance technology transfer and commercialization activities related to biotechnology inventions made, solely or in cooperation with other organizations, at qualifying institutions. The maximum amount of the fund is $3,000,000 and the maximum amount that any institution can have outstanding is $500,000. Applications will be made to and decisions will be made by a panel consisting of the President of the Center for Innovative Technology, the Director of the Department of Planning and Budget and the Executive Director of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, or their designees. Loans are to be repaid at a rate and time determined in the bill. The bill also provides that a record transmitted or delivered by a loan applicant or a loan recipient to a public body, in carrying out its duties under the bill, are excluded from disclosure under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act to the extent such record reveals certain proprietary information.

Full text:
01/23/04  Senate: Presented & ordered printed 045183108  pdf
02/09/04  Senate: Printed as engrossed 045183108-E  pdf | impact statement
03/24/04  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB646ER)  pdf
04/23/04  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0942)  pdf

House amendments
House amendments engrossed
Senate amendments
Conference amendments

01/23/04  Senate: Presented & ordered printed 045183108
01/23/04  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/04/04  Senate: Reported from General Laws with amd (14-Y 0-N)
02/06/04  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/04  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (40-Y 0-N)
02/09/04  Senate: Read second time
02/09/04  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
02/09/04  Senate: Committee amendment agreed to
02/09/04  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended SB646E
02/09/04  Senate: Printed as engrossed 045183108-E
02/10/04  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/10/04  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (40-Y 0-N)
02/10/04  Senate: Communicated to House
02/12/04  House: Placed on Calendar
02/12/04  House: Read first time
02/12/04  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/17/04  House: Assigned to General Laws sub-committee: 2
03/02/04  House: Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N)
03/03/04  House: Read second time
03/04/04  House: Read third time
03/04/04  House: Amendment by Del. Marshall, R.G. agreed to (53-Y 44-N)
03/04/04  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (53-Y 44-N)
03/04/04  House: Engrossed by House as amended
03/04/04  House: Passed House with amendment (94-Y 3-N)
03/04/04  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (94-Y 3-N)
03/08/04  Senate: House amendment rejected by Senate (16-Y 23-N)
03/08/04  Senate: VOTE: REJECT HOUSE AMENDMENT (16-Y 23-N)
03/09/04  House: House insisted on amendment
03/09/04  House: House requested conference committee
03/10/04  Senate: Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N)
03/10/04  Senate: VOTE: ACCEDE CONF. COMM. (40-Y 0-N)
03/10/04  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
03/10/04  Senate: Senators: Potts, Howell, Watkins
03/11/04  House: Conferees appointed by House
03/11/04  House: Delegates: Reid, Marshall, R.G., Johnson
03/12/04  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
03/12/04  Senate: VOTE: CONF. COMMITTEE RPT. (39-Y 0-N)
03/12/04  House: Conference report agreed to by House (91-Y 7-N)
03/12/04  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (91-Y 7-N)
03/24/04  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB646ER)
03/24/04  Senate: Enrolled
03/26/04  Senate: Signed by President
03/27/04  House: Signed by Speaker
04/15/04  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 942 (effective 7/1/04)
04/23/04  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0942)