Energy career cluster; Department of Education, et al., to establish, report. (HB2008)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Garrett (R-Lynchburg) with support from 9 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond), Del. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton), Del. Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Gordon Helsel (R-Poquoson), Del. Mike Mullin (D-Newport News), Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Williamsburg), Del. Roxann Robinson (R-Chesterfield), Del. Schuyler VanValkenburg (D-Henrico), Del. Tony Wilt (R-Harrisonburg)

Progress

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

Description

Department of Education; energy career cluster. Requires the Department of Education, in consultation with representatives from pertinent industries such as renewable energy, natural gas, nuclear energy, coal, and oil, to establish an energy career cluster. The bill requires the Department of Education to base the knowledge and skill sets contained in such energy career cluster on the energy industry competency and credential models developed by the Center for Energy Workforce Development in partnership with the U.S. Department of Labor. The bill further requires the Department of Education to report to the Chairmen of the House Committee on Education and the Senate Committee on Education and Health no later than December 1, 2019, on its progress toward establishing such energy career cluster. Read the Bill »

Status

01/11/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Education Committee

History

DateAction
01/07/2019Committee
01/07/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103837D
01/07/2019Referred to Committee on Education
01/11/2019Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #2
01/21/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2008)

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