Virginia Longitudinal Data System; workforce data. (SB637)

Introduced By

Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant (R-Henrico)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Longitudinal Data System; workforce data. Requires the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV), through the Virginia Longitudinal Data System, to report additional information regarding the alignment of postsecondary education and workforce preparation in the Commonwealth. The bill also directs the Department of Motor Vehicles, the Virginia Employment Commission, and the Department of Taxation to cooperate with SCHEV to further assist in the collection and sharing of data regarding workforce analysis. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18103236D
01/10/2018Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/24/2018Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
02/01/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB637)
02/08/2018Reported from Education and Health with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2018Read second time
02/12/2018Reading of amendments waived
02/12/2018Committee amendments agreed to
02/12/2018Engrossed by Senate as amended SB637E
02/12/2018Printed as engrossed 18103236D-E
02/12/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2018Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2018Placed on Calendar
02/15/2018Read first time
02/15/2018Referred to Committee on Education
02/15/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB637E)
02/20/2018Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3
02/26/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/28/2018Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2018Read second time
03/05/2018Read third time
03/05/2018Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
03/05/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB637ER)
03/07/2018Signed by Speaker
03/09/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB637ER)
03/09/2018Signed by President
03/15/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 15, 2018
03/15/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/30/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 590 (effective 7/1/18)
03/30/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0590)


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 44 seconds.