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HB 1361 Truck Manufacturing Grant Fund; created.

Introduced by: Nick Rush | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Truck Manufacturing Grant Fund; creation. Creates the Truck Manufacturing Grant Fund to make grant payments to an eligible truck manufacturer that makes a capital investment of at least $397 million at a facility in Pulaski County and creates at least 777 new full-time jobs at the facility. The eligible truck manufacturer would be eligible for an aggregate of $16.5 million in grants paid out over a 10-year period if it meets such performance parameters.

By |2020-01-12T10:54:42-05:00January 12th, 2020|new, New Grants|Comments Off on HB 1361 Truck Manufacturing Grant Fund; created.

HB 1140 Clean School Bus Grant Fund and Program; establishment.

Introduced by: Mark L. Keam | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Clean School Bus Grant Fund and Program; establishment. Establishes the Clean School Bus Grant Fund and requires the Department of Education to establish the Clean School Bus Grant Program for the purpose of (i) awarding grants from the Fund on a competitive basis to school boards for (a) the complete replacement of existing diesel school buses with electric school buses no later than 2030, (b) the implementation of recharging infrastructure or other infrastructure needed to charge or maintain such electric school buses, and (c) workforce development and training to support the maintenance, charging, and operation of such electric school buses and (ii) developing education outreach to promote the Program. The bill contains provisions relating to grant applications, priority, awards, and uses. The bill requires the Department of Education to make available

By |2020-01-19T09:27:30-05:00January 9th, 2020|Education, Energy (Cap and Trade), New Grants|Comments Off on HB 1140 Clean School Bus Grant Fund and Program; establishment.

SB 611 Truck Manufacturing Grant Fund; creation.

Introduced by: Emmett W. Hanger, Jr. | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Truck Manufacturing Grant Fund; creation. Creates the Truck Manufacturing Grant Fund to make grant payments to an eligible truck manufacturer that makes a capital investment of at least $397 million at a facility in Pulaski County and creates at least 777 new full-time jobs at the facility. The eligible truck manufacturer would be eligible for an aggregate of $16.5 million in grants paid out over a 10-year period if it meets such performance parameters.

By |2020-01-09T14:16:39-05:00January 9th, 2020|New Grants|Comments Off on SB 611 Truck Manufacturing Grant Fund; creation.

SB 610 Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Grant Program; creation.

Introduced by: Emmett W. Hanger, Jr. | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Grant Program; creation. Creates the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Grant Program to make grant payments to an eligible pharmaceutical manufacturer that makes a capital investment of at least $1 billion at a facility in Rockingham County and creates at least 152 new full-time jobs at the facility. The pharmaceutical manufacturer would be eligible for an aggregate of $7.5 million in grants paid out over a three-year period if it meets such performance parameters. The bill also makes available, subject to appropriation, $2.525 million to a comprehensive community college and baccalaureate public institutions of higher education in or near Rockingham County to support the workforce development needs of

By |2020-01-09T14:15:15-05:00January 9th, 2020|Health Care, New Grants, Rx|Comments Off on SB 610 Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Grant Program; creation.

HB 1002 Agriculture and Forestry Industries Development Planning Grant Program.

Introduced by: Elizabeth R. Guzman | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Agriculture and Forestry Industries Development Planning Grant Program. Authorizes the Governor to award grants from the existing Governor's Agriculture and Forestry Industries Development Fund to encourage efforts by political subdivisions to support agriculture and forestry. The bill creates the Agriculture and Forestry Industries Development Planning Grant Program, authorizes the Governor to award reimbursable grants to political subdivisions through the Program, and directs the Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry to administer and develop guidelines for the Program, including a local matching fund requirement.

By |2020-01-09T07:58:18-05:00January 9th, 2020|Farm / Agriculture, New Grants|Comments Off on HB 1002 Agriculture and Forestry Industries Development Planning Grant Program.

HB 804 Virginia Diverse Educator Scholarship Fund and Program established.

HB 804 Virginia Diverse Educator Scholarship Fund and Program established. Introduced by: Alex Q. Askew | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Virginia Diverse Educator Scholarship Fund and Program established. Establishes the Virginia Diverse Educator Scholarship Fund and Program, to be administered by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, for the purpose of annually providing to each Historically Black College or University in the Commonwealth (Hampton University, Norfolk State University, Virginia State University, and Virginia Union University) such sums as are necessary for each such institution to annually provide scholarships on a competitive basis to no more than two students who (i) identify as African American, Asian, Hispanic or Latino, Native

By |2020-01-07T15:55:51-05:00January 7th, 2020|Education, New Grants|Comments Off on HB 804 Virginia Diverse Educator Scholarship Fund and Program established.

HB 754 Virginia Brownfield and Coal Mine Renewable Energy Grant Fund and Program; handbook.

Introduced by: Terry G. Kilgore | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Virginia Brownfield and Coal Mine Renewable Energy Grant Fund and Program; handbook. Establishes the Virginia Brownfield Renewable Energy and Coal Mine Grant Fund and Program. The fund and program shall be administered by the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy, for the purpose of awarding grants to renewable energy projects that are located on brownfields or previously coal mined lands. Grants are to be awarded on a basis of $500 per kilowatt of nameplate capacity from renewable energy sources that are located on previously coal mined lands and $100 per kilowatt of nameplate capacity from renewable energy sources that are located on brownfields.

By |2020-01-07T13:29:45-05:00January 7th, 2020|Energy (Cap and Trade), New Grants|Comments Off on HB 754 Virginia Brownfield and Coal Mine Renewable Energy Grant Fund and Program; handbook.

HB 455 Virginia Community College System; Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Scholarship.

Introduced by: Kathleen Murphy | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Virginia Community College System; Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Scholarship Pilot Program. Directs the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) to establish and administer a two-year Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Scholarship Pilot Program, beginning in 2020, for the purpose of providing access to postsecondary educational opportunities to students living in poverty. The Program would provide scholarships to select comprehensive community colleges in the maximum amount of $4,000 per year to 200 selected students who meet TANF eligibility requirements. The Program would

By |2020-01-04T18:44:34-05:00January 3rd, 2020|Education, New Grants, Social Services|Comments Off on HB 455 Virginia Community College System; Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Scholarship.

HB 422 Youth and Gang Violence Prevention Grant Fund and Program; creation.

Introduced by: Marcia S. "Cia" Price | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Youth and Gang Violence Prevention Grant Fund and Program; creation. Establishes the Youth and Gang Violence Prevention Grant Fund and Program, to be administered by the Department of Criminal Justice Services, for the purpose of awarding grants to the Cities of Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Richmond, and Roanoke for the purpose of performing community assessments for youth and gang violence prevention. Grants are to be awarded in an amount of $25

By |2020-01-04T18:36:17-05:00January 3rd, 2020|New Grants, Tier #4|Comments Off on HB 422 Youth and Gang Violence Prevention Grant Fund and Program; creation.