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CS/CS/SB 1646: Regional Rural Development Grants

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Commerce and Tourism ; Montford ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Gainer ; Broxson

Regional Rural Development Grants; Providing that regional rural development grants may be used to hire regional economic development organization professional staff; authorizing the use of matching grant funds to provide technical assistance to certain entities; increasing the amount the Department of Economic Opportunity may expend each fiscal year for the program; increasing the maximum percent of total infrastructure project costs for which the department may award a grant; providing that grants for improvements to broadband Internet service and access must be conducted through certain partnerships, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in returning Messages
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development (ATD)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/5/2018 Senate • Filed
    1/12/2018 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations -SJ 184
    1/17/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 184
    1/24/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 01/29/18, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
    1/29/2018 Senate • CS by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 242
    1/30/2018 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    1/31/2018 Senate • CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time -SJ 246
    2/1/2018 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development -SJ 242
    2/16/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development, 02/21/18, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
    2/21/2018 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 385
    2/22/2018 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 385
    • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/27/18, 11:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
    2/27/2018 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/01/18 --If Received -SJ 435
    3/1/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/02/18, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    • Retained on Special Order Calendar --If Received
    3/2/2018 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -SJ 564
    • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    • Retained on Special Order Calendar for 03/05/18
    • CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 567
    3/5/2018 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 705
    • Read 3rd time -SJ 705
    • CS passed; YEAS 36 NAYS 0 -SJ 705, 706
    3/5/2018 House • In Messages -HJ 905
    3/9/2018 House • Received -HJ 1208
    • Read 2nd time -HJ 1208
    • Amendment(s) adopted (946689) -HJ 1208, 1209
    • Read 3rd time -HJ 1209
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 101 NAYS 0 -HJ 1209
    3/9/2018 Senate • In returning messages
    3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in returning Messages

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  • CS/CS/SB 1646, Committee Substitute 2 (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/2/2018 at 1:37 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 3/2/2018 (pdf)
    House Message Summary (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1103 (c2) Regional Rural Development Grants Albritton Similar Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died on Calendar
    H 1193 Rural Economic Development Latvala Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Agriculture and Property Rights Subcommittee
    S 1496 Rural Economic Development Gainer Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Commerce and Tourism

    Floor Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    946689 - Amendment
    Remove lines 68-246 and insert:
    Richardson 3/9/2018
    9:28 PM
    House: Adopted
    3/9/2018
    PDF

    Floor Votes (2)

    Date Chamber Result
    3/5/2018 6:43 PM Senate 36 Yeas - 0 Nays
    3/9/2018 10:21 PM House 101 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    288.018 Regional Rural Development Grants Program. Page 2 (pdf)
    288.0655 Rural Infrastructure Fund. Page 5 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 1646, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 1/30/2018 at 4:33 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development (Pre-Meeting) 2/20/2018 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development (Post-Meeting) 2/22/2018 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 2/26/2018 (pdf)
    Appropriations PCS 952426 (Pre-Meeting) 2/26/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1103 (c2) Regional Rural Development Grants Albritton Similar Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died on Calendar
    H 1193 Rural Economic Development Latvala Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Agriculture and Property Rights Subcommittee
    S 1496 Rural Economic Development Gainer Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Commerce and Tourism

    Proposed Committee Substitutes (1)

    PCS and Amendments Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    952426 - Proposed Committee Substitute Appropriations 2/22/2018
    5:25 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/2/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 677446 - Amendment (952426)
    Between lines 223 and 224 insert:
    Appropriations
    (Montford)
    2/27/2018
    9:49 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/2/2018
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    324048 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development
    (Montford)
    2/20/2018
    1:38 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/21/2018
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    2/21/2018 1:30 PM Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development 9 Yeas - 0 Nays
    3/2/2018 9:00 AM Appropriations 16 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    288.018 Regional Rural Development Grants Program. Page 2 (pdf)
    288.0655 Rural Infrastructure Fund. Page 4 (pdf)

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  • SB 1646, Original Filed Version Posted 1/5/2018 at 12:13 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Commerce and Tourism (Pre-Meeting) 1/26/2018 (pdf)
    Commerce and Tourism (Post-Meeting) 1/30/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1103 Regional Rural Development Grants Albritton Similar Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died on Calendar
    H 1193 Rural Economic Development Latvala Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Agriculture and Property Rights Subcommittee
    S 1496 Rural Economic Development Gainer Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Commerce and Tourism

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    261302 - Amendment
    Delete lines 67 - 70 and insert:
    Commerce and Tourism
    (Montford)
    1/26/2018
    3:49 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    1/30/2018
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    1/29/2018 4:00 PM Commerce and Tourism 8 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    288.018 Regional Rural Development Grants Program. Page 2 (pdf)
    288.0655 Rural Infrastructure Fund. Page 4 (pdf)

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