Wallops Research Park; aerospace-related economic development. (SB1492)

Introduced By

Sen. Ralph Northam (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Wallops Research Park; aerospace-related economic development. Allows Accomack County to utilize existing service district authority to construct, maintain, and operate jumbo-jet taxiway facilities and other infrastructure, services, or amenities as may be necessary to provide access for aerospace-related economic development to the NASA/Wallops Flight Facility runway and related facilities in the Wallops Research Park. The Virginia Wallops Research Park Leadership Council is also established as an oversight body for the operation of the Wallops Research Park. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/22/2009Presented and ordered printed 098825286
01/22/2009Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/23/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1492)
02/03/2009Reported from Local Government with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2009Committee substitute printed 092076286-S1
02/04/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1492S1)
02/05/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2009Read second time
02/06/2009Reading of substitute waived
02/06/2009Committee substitute agreed to 092076286-S1
02/06/2009Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1492S1
02/09/2009Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2009Placed on Calendar
02/13/2009Read first time
02/13/2009Referred to Committee on Science and Technology
02/18/2009Reported from Science and Technology (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2009Read second time
02/23/2009Passed by for the day
02/24/2009Read third time
02/24/2009Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1492ER)
03/04/2009Signed by President
03/06/2009Signed by Speaker
03/12/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1492ER)
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 302 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0302)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 2 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1926.