Workforce Development, Virginia Board of; changes to Board requirements. (SB1372)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville) with support from co-patron Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)

Progress

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

Description

Workforce development; coordination of statewide delivery of workforce development and training programs and activities. Makes several changes to coordinate the delivery of workforce development and training programs and activities at the state, regional, and local levels. Changes include (i) creating the Workforce Development Consortium to administer the coordinated implementation of programs and activities under the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014, (ii) establishing a full-time director position to be supervised by the Governor's Chief Workforce Development Advisor and dedicated to supporting the operations of the Virginia Board of Workforce Development (Board) and requiring quarterly meetings of the Board, (iii) requiring a regional convener of workforce development partners, (iv) establishing minimum levels of fiscal support for workforce credential attainment, and (v) utilizing WIOA reserve funds for incentive programs to increase workforce credential attainment. In addition, the bill increases the size of the Board from 26 to 29 members by reshaping the executive branch membership, reducing the number of legislative members from four to two, and increasing the number of citizen members from 14 to 15. The bill also makes several technical amendments required with the transition from the federal Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/20/2015Presented and ordered printed 15103700D
01/20/2015Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/28/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1372)
02/02/2015Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2015Committee substitute printed 15104561D-S1
02/04/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1372S1)
02/04/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2015Read second time
02/05/2015Reading of substitute waived
02/05/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15104561D-S1
02/05/2015Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1372S1
02/05/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2015Passed Senate (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2015Placed on Calendar
02/09/2015Read first time
02/09/2015Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/17/2015Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2015Read second time
02/19/2015Read third time
02/19/2015Committee amendments agreed to
02/19/2015Engrossed by House as amended
02/19/2015Passed House with amendments (97-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/19/2015VOTE: PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015House amendments agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2015Enrolled
02/25/2015Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1372ER)
02/25/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1372ER)
02/25/2015Signed by Speaker
02/26/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/26/2015Signed by President
02/26/2015Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/26/15
02/26/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/17/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 292 (effective 7/1/15)
03/17/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0292)