2021 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB1800 (Floor Approved)

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Technical: Budget Language Clarification (language only)

Item 135 #3h

Item 135 #3h

Commerce and Trade
Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority


Page 132, strike lines 40 through 41.

Page 132, line 54, after "sites." strike remainder of the line.

Page 132, strike lines 55 through 57.

Page 133, strike line 1.

Page 133, line 2, strike "funds."

Page 133, after line 9, insert:

"3. Nothing shall prevent the Hub and certified Node sites from seeking matching funds for faculty recruitment and support for renovations and equipment from previous bond authorizations for higher education equipment or grant programs managed by the Authority, including but not limited to the Commonwealth Commercialization Fund. Certified institutions shall submit their funding request application to the Authority for review and authorization under the application procedures relevant for the program or bond authorization. After completing its review, VIPA shall approve or deny the request for an allocation of funds."

Page 133, line 10, strike "3" and insert "4".


(This amendment clarifies language included for the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative and removes legacy budget language related to the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing.)