Virginia High-Demand Occupation Forecast Advisory Committee;annual high-demand occupations forecast. (SB637)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville) with support from co-patron Sen. Tom Garrett (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia High-Demand Occupation Forecast Advisory Committee; annual high-demand occupations forecast report. Creates the Virginia High-Demand Occupation Forecast Advisory Committee (the Committee) to compile and disseminate official information on the workforce needs of current, new, and emerging industries in the Commonwealth. The bill also provides for the Employment Information Services Division of the Virginia Employment Commission, in collaboration with the Committee, to produce an annual high-demand occupations forecast report by January 1 of each year. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/18/2016Presented and ordered printed 16103417D
01/18/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/21/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB637)
01/25/2016Reported from General Laws and Technology (13-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/27/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2016Read second time and engrossed
01/29/2016Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2016Placed on Calendar
02/03/2016Read first time
02/03/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/18/2016Stricken from docket by General Laws