Apprenticeship program; discrimination. (HB2603)

Introduced By

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

Progress

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

Description

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 »

Status

01/15/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Commerce and Labor Committee

History

DateAction
01/09/2019Committee
01/09/2019Presented and ordered printed 19102068D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/15/2019Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #2

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