Voluntary apprenticeships; conforms provisions of Virginia's program to federal law. (HB1008)

Introduced By

Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Voluntary apprenticeships. Conforms provisions of Virginia's voluntary apprenticeship program to federal law in order to ensure the Department of Labor and Industry's continued recognition as a State Apprenticeship Agency. Changes include transferring to the Commissioner of Labor and Industry powers that currently may be exercised by the Apprenticeship Council and removing the exemption for apprentices currently in the Virginia Minimum Wage Act. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101447D
01/08/2014Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/14/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB1008)
01/16/2014Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2014Committee substitute printed 14104075D-H1
01/20/2014Read first time
01/21/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB1008H1)
01/21/2014Read second time
01/21/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104075D-H1
01/21/2014Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1008H1
01/22/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
01/22/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB1008)
01/23/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB1008H1)
01/23/2014Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
03/03/2014Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
03/05/2014Read third time
03/05/2014Amendment by Senator Ebbin withdrawn
03/05/2014Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
03/07/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1008ER)
03/07/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB1008ER)
03/07/2014Signed by Speaker
03/10/2014Signed by President
04/06/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 734 (effective 7/1/14)
04/06/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0734)


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.