Apprentice agreements; ratio of apprentices to journeymen. (HB1233)

Introduced By

Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville) with support from co-patrons Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Nick Freitas (R-Culpeper), Del. Scott Garrett (R-Lynchburg), and Del. Chris Head (R-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Apprentice agreements; ratio of apprentices to journeymen. Prohibits the Apprenticeship Council from adopting standards for apprenticeship agreements governing the numeric ratio of journeymen to apprentices that require more than one journeyman for two apprentices. This limit on the ratio of journeymen to registered apprentices does not apply to work performed under the federal Davis-Bacon Act. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18103232D
01/10/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/25/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1233)
01/25/2018Reported from Commerce and Labor (12-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2018Read first time
01/30/2018Passed by for the day
01/31/2018Passed by until Monday, February 5, 2018
02/05/2018Passed by for the day
02/06/2018Passed by for the day
02/07/2018Passed by for the day
02/08/2018Passed by for the day
02/09/2018Read second time and engrossed
02/12/2018Read third time and passed House (52-Y 48-N)
02/12/2018VOTE: PASSAGE (52-Y 48-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/13/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/26/2018Reported from Commerce and Labor (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2018Passed by for the day
03/02/2018Passed by for the day
03/05/2018Passed by for the day
03/06/2018Read third time
03/06/2018Defeated by Senate (19-Y 21-N) (see vote tally)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 4 clips in all, totaling 11 minutes.