Community colleges; workforce training. (SB628)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville) with support from co-patron Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Community colleges; workforce training. Establishes the Community College Workforce Training Grant Program to provide a $1,000 incentive payment to a community college for each student who (i) has successfully completed a noncredit workforce training program at the community college and (ii) subsequently obtains an industry-recognized certification or license in a high employer demand field in the region served by the community college, with such fields to be identified by the State Board for Community Colleges. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/16/2014Unanimous consent to introduce
01/16/2014Presented and ordered printed 14103158D
01/16/2014Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/23/2014Reported from Education and Health (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2014Rereferred to Finance
01/27/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB628)
02/04/2014Reported from Finance (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/2014Read second time and engrossed
02/07/2014Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/12/2014Placed on Calendar
02/12/2014Read first time
02/12/2014Referred to Committee on Education
02/14/2014Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
02/25/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 1-N)
02/25/2014Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/26/2014Reported from Education (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2014Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/28/2014Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
03/03/2014Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
03/04/2014Left in Appropriations