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CS/SB 426: Regional Rural Development Grants

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Montford ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Albritton ; Stewart

Regional Rural Development Grants; Specifying that the concept of building the professional capacity of a regional economic development organization includes the hiring of professional staff to perform specified services; providing that matching grants may be used to provide technical assistance to local governments and economic development organizations and to existing and prospective businesses; increasing the amount of funds the Department of Economic Opportunity may expend each fiscal year from the Rural Community Development Revolving Loan Fund for certain purposes; revising the maximum percentage of total infrastructure project costs for which the department may award grants, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 1/27/2020 Senate - CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 193
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  2. Innovation, Industry, and Technology (IT)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/2/2019 Senate • Filed
10/15/2019 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Innovation, Industry, and Technology; Appropriations -SJ 33
10/28/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 11/05/19, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Building
11/5/2019 Senate • Favorable by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 132
• Now in Innovation, Industry, and Technology
12/2/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Innovation, Industry, and Technology, 12/09/19, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
12/9/2019 Senate • Favorable by Innovation, Industry, and Technology; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 131
• Now in Appropriations
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 33
1/17/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 01/23/20, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
1/23/2020 Senate • CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 191
1/27/2020 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 193