HB 2055 Rural Coastal Virginia Community Enhancement Authority; created, report.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)

Rural Coastal Virginia Community Enhancement Authority. Establishes the Rural Coastal Virginia Community Enhancement Authority, consisting of the 12 counties within the Northern Neck, Middle Peninsula, and Accomack-Northampton planning districts, if approved by the respective governing bodies. The Authority is created for the purpose of serving as a regional economic development body and represents a partnership of the Commonwealth, the planning districts, and the 12 counties of the coastal region. The Authority shall be governed by a board of up to 15 members. The Authority may seek and approve loans and solicit donations, grants, and any other funding from the Commonwealth, the federal government, and regional, local government, and private entities to carry out its purposes, powers, and duties. Also, the Authority will (i) assist the region in obtaining necessary job training or employment-related education, leadership and civic development, and business development, especially entrepreneurship for the coastal region; (ii) provide special assistance to distressed and underdeveloped counties within the coastal region; and (iii) fund demonstration projects, and conduct research, evaluations, and assessments of the coastal region's assets and needs.

Full text:
01/10/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103874D  pdf | impact statement
01/27/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17104812D-H1  pdf | impact statement
02/24/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2055ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/13/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0388)  pdf

Amendments:
Senate amendments
Senate amendments engrossed

Status:
01/10/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103874D
01/10/17  House: Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/16/17  House: Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #2
01/25/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/27/17  House: Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with substitute (21-Y 0-N)
01/27/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17104812D-H1
01/30/17  House: Read first time
01/31/17  House: Read second time
01/31/17  House: Committee substitute agreed to 17104812D-H1
01/31/17  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2055H1
02/01/17  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/01/17  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
02/02/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/14/17  Senate: Reported from Local Government (12-Y 1-N)
02/16/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/17/17  Senate: Read third time
02/17/17  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
02/17/17  Senate: Amendments by Senator Stuart agreed to
02/17/17  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/17/17  Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (39-Y 1-N)
02/21/17  House: Placed on Calendar
02/21/17  House: Senate amendments agreed to by House (96-Y 0-N)
02/21/17  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N)
02/24/17  House: Enrolled
02/24/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2055ER)
02/24/17  House: Signed by Speaker
02/24/17  Senate: Signed by President
02/28/17  House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/28/17
02/28/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/13/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 388 (effective 7/1/17)
03/13/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0388)