SB 1086 Economic Development Partnership.
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Virginia Economic Development Partnership. Establishes the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (the “Authority”) as a political subdivision of the Commonwealth. The Authority is charged with encouraging, stimulating and supporting the development and expansion of the Commonwealth's economy by providing economic development services, conducting research, and developing a comprehensive economic development strategy. The Authority's Board of Directors shall consist of the Secretary of Commerce and Trade, the Secretary of Finance, and 11 citizens representing each of Virginia's congressional districts. Certain information acquired by the Authority will be exempt from the Freedom of Information Act. The Authority will be exempt from property, sales, and income taxes. The Authority is also charged with developing a plan identifying functions to be transferred from the Department of Economic Development, which plan is due by December 15, 1995. The bill also, under FOIA, (i) provides that public bodies, which withhold the release of documents, specify which documents are being withheld and under which exemptions they fall and (ii) excludes offices of cabinet secretaries or any department, board, council, etc. from inclusion in the term “Office of the Governor and the Lieutenant Governor, the Attorney General and certain other officials.

Full text:
01/23/95  Senate: Presented & ordered printed LD7750812  pdf
02/02/95  Senate: Printed as engrossed LD7750812-E  pdf
02/20/95  House: Committee substitute printed LD2901200-H1  pdf
03/06/95  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1086ER)  pdf

House amendments
Senate amendments
Governor's veto explanation

01/23/95  Senate: Presented & ordered printed LD7750812
01/23/95  Senate: Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/31/95  Senate: Reported from Local Government w/amds. (14-Y 0-N)
02/01/95  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/01/95  Senate: VOTE: CONST. READING DISPENSED (39-Y 0-N)
02/02/95  Senate: Read second time
02/02/95  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
02/02/95  Senate: Committee amendments agreed to
02/02/95  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/02/95  Senate: Printed as engrossed LD7750812-E
02/02/95  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/02/95  Senate: VOTE: CONST. READING DISPENSED (39-Y 0-N)
02/02/95  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/02/95  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (40-Y 0-N)
02/02/95  Senate: Communicated to House
02/03/95  House: Placed on Calendar
02/04/95  House: Read first time
02/04/95  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/13/95  House: Assigned to General Laws sub-committee: 4
02/20/95  House: Reported from General Laws with sub. (20-Y 0-N)
02/20/95  House: Committee substitute printed LD2901200-H1
02/21/95  House: Read second time
02/22/95  House: Read third time
02/22/95  House: Committee substitute agreed to LD2901200-H1
02/22/95  House: Floor amendments agreed to (DeBoer) (53-Y 45-N)
02/22/95  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (53-Y 45-N)
02/22/95  House: Engrossed by House - com. sub. w/amds. LD2901200-H1
02/22/95  House: Passed House with sub. with amendments (99-Y 0-N)
02/22/95  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
02/23/95  Senate: Reading of substitute with amendments waived
02/23/95  Senate: Motion to strike from calendar rejected (17-Y 23-N)
02/23/95  Senate: VOTE: STRIKE FROM CALENDAR (17-Y 23-N)
02/23/95  Senate: Motion for pending question agreed to (26-Y 13-N)
02/23/95  Senate: VOTE: PENDING QUESTION (26-Y 13-N)
02/23/95  Senate: House sub. w/amds. agreed to by Senate (22-Y 18-N)
02/23/95  Senate: VOTE: CONCUR HOUSE AMENDMENT (22-Y 18-N)
03/06/95  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1086ER)
03/13/95  Senate: Enrolled
03/13/95  House: Signed by Speaker
03/14/95  Senate: Signed by President
03/27/95  Governor: Vetoed by Governor
04/05/95  Senate: Stricken from Senate calendar (22-Y 17-N)
04/05/95  Senate: VOTE: STRIKE FROM CALENDAR (22-Y 17-N)