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HJ 97 Commonwealth's aerospace industry; Joint Commission on Technology and Science to study.

Introduced by: David E. Yancey | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS PASSED: (all summaries)

Study; Joint Commission on Technology and Science; Commonwealth's aerospace industry; report. Directs the Joint Commission on Technology and Science (JCOTS) to (i) identify strategies to grow Denbigh High School's Aviation Academy and encourage its transformation into a statewide program, to be named the Virginia Aviation Academy; (ii) research and identify federally funded research and development activities in the Commonwealth and recommend strategies to create additional opportunities for such activities; (iii) collect information regarding practices and efforts used successfully in other states to grow their aerospace industries; (iv) analyze the potential advantages and disadvantages of eliminating taxation on aerospace and aviation parts and labor; (v) gather information regarding opportunities in the Commonwealth related to maintenance and rehabilitation of aerospace equipment; (vi) explore any other topics related to growing the Commonwealth's aerospace industry; (vii) request the Virginia Economic Development Partnership to develop strategies to grow the Commonwealth's aerospace industry and (viii) consult with representatives of all relevant stakeholders, including but not limited to public and private institutions of higher education, the Virginia Academy of Science, Engineering, and Medicine, the NASA Langley Research Center, the NASA Wallops Flight Facility, and the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport. The final report of JCOTS, due no later than the first day of the 2017 Session of the General Assembly, shall be entitled "A Blueprint for Growth of the Virginia Aviation and Aerospace Industry." This resolution is identical to SJ 97.




  • 01/11/16  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102365D
  • 01/11/16  House: Referred to Committee on Science and Technology
  • 02/08/16  House: Reported from Science and Technology with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
  • 02/08/16  House: Committee substitute printed 16105284D-H1
  • 02/10/16  House: Taken up
  • 02/10/16  House: Committee substitute agreed to 16105284D-H1
  • 02/10/16  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HJ97H1
  • 02/10/16  House: Agreed to by House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
  • 02/10/16  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE ADOPTION (100-Y 0-N)
  • 02/11/16  Senate: Reading waived
  • 02/11/16  Senate: Referred to Committee on Rules
  • 02/19/16  Senate: Committee substitute printed 16105662D-S1
  • 02/19/16  Senate: Reported from Rules with substitute by voice vote
  • 02/22/16  Senate: Reading waived (40-Y 0-N)
  • 02/23/16  Senate: Read third time
  • 02/23/16  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
  • 02/23/16  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 16105662D-S1
  • 02/23/16  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HJ97S1
  • 02/23/16  Senate: Agreed to by Senate with substitute by voice vote
  • 02/24/16  House: Placed on Calendar
  • 02/25/16  House: Senate substitute rejected by House 16105662D-S1 (1-Y 99-N)
  • 02/25/16  House: VOTE: REJECTED (1-Y 99-N)
  • 02/29/16  Senate: Senate insisted on substitute
  • 02/29/16  Senate: Senate requested conference committee
  • 03/01/16  House: House acceded to request
  • 03/02/16  House: Conferees appointed by House
  • 03/02/16  House: Delegates: Yancey, Cox, Plum
  • 03/02/16  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
  • 03/02/16  Senate: Senators: Newman, McDougle, Lucas
  • 03/09/16  Conference: Amended by conference committee
  • 03/09/16  House: Conference substitute printed 16105843D-H2
  • 03/10/16  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate
  • 03/10/16  House: Conference report agreed to by House (96-Y 0-N)
  • 03/10/16  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N)
  • 03/10/16  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ97ER)