Career and technical education; industry certification and State licensure. (SB326)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Career and technical education; industry certification. Requires the Board of Education to develop a plan for increasing the number of students receiving industry certification and state licensure as part of their career and technical education. The plan shall include an annual goal for school divisions, which may be based on the adequate yearly progress calculation used to measure academic improvement. School divisions shall report annually to the Board the number of students obtaining such credentials or licensure. Amends § 22.1-227.1, § 22.1-253.13:4, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 084620340
01/08/2008Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/16/2008Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/24/2008Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2008Committee substitute printed 084084340-S1
01/25/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB326S1)
01/28/2008Read second time
01/28/2008Reading of substitute waived
01/28/2008Committee substitute agreed to 084084340-S1
01/28/2008Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB326S1
01/29/2008Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2008Communicated to House
02/12/2008Placed on Calendar
02/12/2008Read first time
02/12/2008Referred to Committee on Education
02/18/2008Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N)
02/19/2008Read second time
02/20/2008Read third time
02/20/2008Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/20/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
02/21/2008Enrolled
02/21/2008Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB326ER)
02/21/2008Signed by Speaker
02/22/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB326ER)
02/25/2008Signed by President
03/02/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 149 (effective 7/1/08)
03/02/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 150 (effective 7/1/08)
03/05/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0150)

Comments

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

Supports GRTC position on Education