2014 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Peace
International Trade Task Force (language only)

Item 120 #2h

Item 120 #2h

Commerce and Trade
Virginia Economic Development Partnership

Page 94, after line 32, insert:
"Q. The Virginia Economic Development Partnership shall establish, coordinate and regularly convene a Task Force regarding international economic development and job creation trade missions to ensure such activities are coordinated across all the Commonwealth's agencies and not duplicative in nature.  The Task Force shall include representatives of relevant agencies in the Secretariat of Commerce and Trade as well as the Department of Aviation, the Virginia Port Authority, the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services."

(This amendment directs the VEDP to convene a Task Force to coordinate international trade missions among Virginia's agencies to reduce duplication of effort and concentrate our resources more effectively.)