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SB 426: Regional Rural Development Grants Program

GENERAL BILL by Montford ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Albritton

Regional Rural Development Grants Program; Defining the term “regional economic development organization”; 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; increasing the maximum amount of annual grant funding that specified economic development organizations may receive; increasing the amount of funds the Department of Economic Opportunity may expend each fiscal year for certain purposes, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 11/5/2019 Senate - Now in Innovation, Industry, and Technology
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
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
• Now in Innovation, Industry, and Technology