HB 1152 Beehive grant program; DACS and Consumer Services to cease reviewing applications for funding.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)

Beehive Grant Fund; basic beehive units. Provides that any individual registered as a beekeeper with the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (the Department) may apply for no more than three basic beehive units per year. The bill requires the Department to process applications for such units in the order in which it receives them and to cease accepting applications if the Beehive Grant Fund is exhausted. The bill authorizes the Department to use funds from the Beehive Grant Fund to fund the purchase, construction, or distribution of the beehive units and allows the Department to work cooperatively with the Virginia Cooperative Extension Service to carry out the program.

Full text:
01/10/18  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18103074D  pdf | impact statement
01/29/18  House: Committee substitute printed 18105424D-H1  pdf | impact statement
02/22/18  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1152ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/05/18  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0192)  pdf

Amendments:
House subcommittee amendments and substitutes

Status:
01/10/18  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18103074D
01/10/18  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/19/18  House: Assigned App. sub: Commerce, Agriculture, Natural Resources & Technology
01/24/18  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/29/18  House: Reported from Appropriations with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
01/29/18  House: Committee substitute printed 18105424D-H1
01/31/18  House: Read first time
02/01/18  House: Read second time
02/01/18  House: Committee substitute agreed to 18105424D-H1
02/01/18  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1152H1
02/02/18  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/02/18  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
02/05/18  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/18  Senate: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/15/18  Senate: Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N)
02/19/18  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/18  Senate: Read third time
02/20/18  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/18  Senate: Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/18  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/22/18  House: Enrolled
02/22/18  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1152ER)
02/22/18  House: Signed by Speaker
02/23/18  Senate: Signed by President
02/26/18  House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 26, 2018
02/26/18  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 5, 2018
03/05/18  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 192 (effective 7/1/18)
03/05/18  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0192)