Virginia Workforce Council; powers and duties. (SB1177)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Workforce Council; composition; powers. Provides for the Virginia Workforce Council to review the state's annual plan for postsecondary vocational education activities authorized under the federal Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act (20 U.S.C. 2301 et seq.) to ensure that the plan is aligned with the state's plan for coordinating programs authorized under Title I of the federal Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (29 USC 2801 et seq.) and the federal Wagner-Peyser Act (29 U.S.C. 49 et seq.). The bill also (i) adds the chair of the board of directors of the Virginia Early Childhood Foundation and a representative of kindergarten through grade 12 education providers to the Council, (ii) removes from the Council the position for a second representative of labor in addition to the president of the Virginia AFL-CIO, and (iii) provides for the Secretaries of Commerce and Trade, Education, and Health and Human Resources to appoint designees to serve on the Council.

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Bill Has Passed


01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13103315D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/21/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1177)
02/04/2013Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2013Committee substitute printed 13104817D-S1
02/05/2013Blank Action (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2013Read second time
02/05/2013Reading of substitute waived
02/05/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13104817D-S1
02/05/2013Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1177S1
02/05/2013Bills placed in block (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2013Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2013Placed on Calendar
02/11/2013Read first time
02/11/2013Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/14/2013Reported from Commerce and Labor (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Read second time
02/19/2013Read third time
02/19/2013Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/19/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1177ER)
02/22/2013Signed by Speaker
02/23/2013Signed by President
02/26/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1177ER)
03/12/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 159 (effective 7/1/13)
03/12/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0159)


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 40 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2154.