Apprenticeship program; discrimination. (HB2603)

Introduced By

Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton) with support from co-patron Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Apprenticeship program; discrimination. Prohibits a sponsor of a registered apprenticeship program from discriminating against an apprentice or applicant for apprenticeship on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, or disability. The measure conforms Virginia's apprenticeship nondiscrimination requirements to those required for state apprenticeship agencies pursuant to federal Office of Apprenticeship regulations adopted in 2016. Amends § 40.1-121, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2019Presented and ordered printed 19102068D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/15/2019Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #2
01/29/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2603)
01/29/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/29/2019Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (3-Y 5-N)
02/05/2019Left in Commerce and Labor

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