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.
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in returning Messages
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- Commerce and Tourism (CM)
- Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development (ATD)
- Appropriations (AP)
• Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations -SJ 184
• Introduced -SJ 184
• On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 01/29/18, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
• CS by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 242
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time -SJ 246
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development -SJ 242
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development, 02/21/18, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
• Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 385
• Now in Appropriations -SJ 385
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/27/18, 11:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/01/18 --If Received -SJ 435
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/02/18, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
• Retained on Special Order Calendar --If Received
• 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
• Read 2nd time -SJ 705
• Read 3rd time -SJ 705
• CS passed; YEAS 36 NAYS 0 -SJ 705, 706
• In Messages -HJ 905
• 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
• In returning messages
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in returning Messages
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