2020 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5005 (Committee Approved)

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Technical Update - VIPA Centers of Excellence (language only)

Item 135 #3h

Item 135 #3h

Commerce and Trade
Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority


Page 32, line 3, strike "Not set out." and insert:

"Q. Until such time the VIPA Board of Directors is fully appointed, the President and CEO shall have the authority to approve the funds provided for centers of excellence in this item. Centers of Excellence include Virginia Center for Unmanned Systems, Virginia Biosciences Health Research Corporation, Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing, and Commonwealth Cyber Initiative."  


(This amendment ensures the funding approved by the 2020 General Assembly for the Centers of Excellence under the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority can be distributed to the Centers during the establishment of VIPA's Board of Directors. This is a technical amendment.)