Summary as introduced:
Defense Infrastructure Grant Fund. Creates the Defense Infrastructure Grant Fund to be used by the Governor for providing grants to support local and regional infrastructure projects deemed to have a positive impact on the military value of installations within the State. The fund shall be used solely for the purposes of supporting infrastructure projects that benefit both the economy and residents of the region and military bases, installations or families located in the region. Infrastructure projects eligible for funding shall include but not be limited to those relating to encroachment, transportation and access, utilities, communications, housing, schools, environment, and security. On-base military construction projects shall not be eligible for funding. Under the bill, the Virginia Economic Development Partnership shall assist the Governor in developing objective guidelines and criteria that shall be used in awarding grants from the Fund. Full text:
01/12/05 House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 051485228 pdf | impact statement
01/12/05 House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 051485228
01/12/05 House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/18/05 House: Assigned to General Laws sub-committee: Subcommittee #4...
01/27/05 House: Reported from General Laws with amds (22-Y 0-N)
01/27/05 House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/31/05 House: Assigned to App. sub-committee: Commerce, Agriculture &...
02/02/05 House: Tabled in Appropriations (24-Y 0-N)