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SB 990 Virginia Tourism Authority; Governor’s New Airline Service Incentive Fund.

Introduced by: John S. Edwards | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Virginia Tourism Authority; Governor's New Airline Service Incentive Fund. Creates the Governor's New Airline Service Incentive Fund to be administered by the Virginia Tourism Authority to support the local, regional, national, and international airports in Virginia by providing the means for attracting new passenger air service routes by advertising and promoting new air service routes that would commence in Virginia.

By |2020-01-15T17:28:27-05:00January 15th, 2020|New "Funds"|Comments Off on SB 990 Virginia Tourism Authority; Governor’s New Airline Service Incentive Fund.

SB 984 Virginia Tourism Authority; Governor’s New Airline Service Incentive Fund.

Introduced by: Stephen D. Newman | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Virginia Tourism Authority; Governor's New Airline Service Incentive Fund. Creates the Governor's New Airline Service Incentive Fund to be administered by the Virginia Tourism Authority to support the local, regional, national, and international airports in Virginia by providing the means for attracting new passenger air service routes by advertising and promoting new air service routes that would commence in Virginia.

By |2020-01-15T17:21:51-05:00January 15th, 2020|New "Funds"|Comments Off on SB 984 Virginia Tourism Authority; Governor’s New Airline Service Incentive Fund.

HB 1509 Virginia Food Access Investment Program and Fund.

Introduced by: Delores L. McQuinn | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Virginia Food Access Investment Program and Fund. Creates the Virginia Food Access Investment Program and Fund to provide funding for the construction, rehabilitation, equipment upgrades, or expansion of grocery stores, small food retailers, and innovative food retail projects, defined in the bill, in underserved communities.

By |2020-01-15T14:51:58-05:00January 12th, 2020|New "Funds", Tier #1 OPPOSE|Comments Off on HB 1509 Virginia Food Access Investment Program and Fund.

HB 1499 Virginia Gun Violence Intervention and Prevention Fund; created.

Introduced by: Jeffrey M. Bourne | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Virginia Gun Violence Intervention and Prevention Fund. Establishes the Virginia Gun Violence Intervention and Prevention Fund to be administered by the Department of Criminal Justice Services for the purpose of supporting gun violence intervention and prevention programs, including street outreach, hospital-based violence intervention, and group violence intervention programs.

By |2020-01-12T14:46:43-05:00January 12th, 2020|2nd Amendment, New "Funds"|Comments Off on HB 1499 Virginia Gun Violence Intervention and Prevention Fund; created.

HB 1034 Local Food and Farming Infrastructure Fund; Grant Program.

Introduced by: Sam Rasoul | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Local Food and Farming Infrastructure Fund; Grant Program. Establishes the Local Food and Farming Infrastructure Fund and directs the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to establish a Local Food and Farming Infrastructure Grant Program for infrastructure development projects that support local food production and sustainable farming. The bill directs the Department to award grants for projects that include the establishment or maintenance of farmers markets; businesses or organizations that manage the aggregation, distribution, and marketing of food products primarily from local and regional producers; and primarily locally owned processing facilities. The Department is required to adopt project eligibility criteria that favor projects that create infrastructure in proximity to small-scale rural agricultural producers.

By |2020-01-09T08:50:53-05:00January 9th, 2020|Farm / Agriculture, New "Funds"|Comments Off on HB 1034 Local Food and Farming Infrastructure Fund; Grant Program.

HB 953 STEAM programs; establishes STEAM Education Fund.

Introduced by: Hala S. Ayala | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) programs; grants. Establishes the STEAM Education Fund for the purpose of awarding grants in amounts not to exceed $50,000 annually to any public elementary or secondary school in the Commonwealth at which at least 25 percent of students qualify for free or reduced lunch that provides an academic class, curriculum, or activity focused on a science, technology, engineering, arts, or mathematics (STEAM) discipline.

By |2020-01-09T07:06:14-05:00January 9th, 2020|Education, New "Funds"|Comments Off on HB 953 STEAM programs; establishes STEAM Education Fund.

HB 608 Health Enterprise Zone Program and Fund.

Introduced by: Jason S. Miyares | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Health Enterprise Zone Program and Fund. Establishes the Health Enterprise Zone Program and Fund to target state resources to (i) reduce racial, ethnic, and geographic health disparities; (ii) improve access to health care in underserved communities; (iii) reduce hospital admission and readmission rates; and (iv) reduce health care costs in the Commonwealth. The bill establishes eligibility criteria for localities seeking designation as health enterprise zones and provides for the payment of funds from the Health Enterprise Zone Fund to designated localities for (i) implementation of strategies and interventions proposed in the application for designation as a health enterprise zone and (ii) provision of education loan repayment assistance or financial assistance to defray the cost of capital improvements or equipment purchase by health care providers in the health enterprise zone, as described in the application for designation as a health enterprise zone. The bill requires the State Department of Health to report

By |2020-01-19T11:23:49-05:00January 6th, 2020|Health Care, New "Funds"|Comments Off on HB 608 Health Enterprise Zone Program and Fund.

SB 320 Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund; low-income loans; forgiveness of principal.

Introduced by: Lynwood W. Lewis, Jr. | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund; low-income loans; forgiveness of principal. Continues the Virginia Shoreline Resiliency Fund as the Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund for the purpose of creating a low-interest loan program to help inland and coastal communities that are subject to recurrent flooding. Moneys from the Fund may be used to mitigate future flood damage, with priority given to projects that implement community-scale mitigation activities or use nature-based solutions. Any locality using moneys from the Fund to provide loans may also forgive the principal of such loans, with the total amount of loans forgiven by all localities not to exceed 30 percent of the total amount appropriated to the Fund in that fiscal year.

By |2020-01-06T16:44:50-05:00January 6th, 2020|Energy (Cap and Trade), New "Funds"|Comments Off on SB 320 Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund; low-income loans; forgiveness of principal.

SB 297 Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention Fund; report.

Introduced by: Barbara A. Favola | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention Fund; report. Creates the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention Fund, which shall be administered by the Department of Social Services, in coordination with the Department of Health and the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance, and used to develop and support programs that prevent sexual and domestic violence through strategies that (i) promote healthy practices related to relationships, sexuality, and social-emotional development and (ii) counteract the factors associated with the initial perpetration of sexual and domestic violence.

By |2020-01-06T11:35:29-05:00January 6th, 2020|Criminal Justice Reform, New "Funds"|Comments Off on SB 297 Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention Fund; report.