Workforce development; Governor's responsibilities. (SB252)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville) with support from co-patron Sen. Roscoe Reynolds (D-Martinsville)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Workforce development; Governor's responsibilities. Provides that the strategic plan for workforce development shall be developed in coordination with the development of the comprehensive economic development policy required from the Governor during the first year of his administration. The bill removes the obligation for the Governor's office to provide independent staffing for the Virginia Workforce Council. Amends § 2.2-2669, § 2.2-435.7, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 081804816
01/08/2008Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/16/2008Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2008Read second time and engrossed
01/22/2008Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2008Communicated to House
02/11/2008Placed on Calendar
02/11/2008Read first time
02/11/2008Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/14/2008Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
02/15/2008Committee substitute printed 089558448-H1
02/18/2008Read second time
02/19/2008Read third time
02/19/2008Committee substitute agreed to 089558448-H1
02/19/2008Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB252H1
02/19/2008Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/19/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
02/21/2008House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/22/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB252H1)
02/25/2008Enrolled
02/25/2008Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB252ER)
02/25/2008Signed by Speaker
02/26/2008Signed by President
03/04/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 267 (effective 7/1/08)
03/04/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 269 (effective 7/1/08)
03/06/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB252ER)
03/06/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0269)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1312.

Comments

Virginia ITSP Association, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

Provides that the strategic plan for workforce development shall be developed in coordination with the development of the comprehensive economic development policy required from the Governor during the first year of his administration.