Apprentice agreements; ratio of apprentices to journeymen. (SB1169)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. David Yancey (R-Newport News)


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 per two apprentices. Under the bill, 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


01/03/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100793D
01/03/2019Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/10/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1169)
01/21/2019Reported from Commerce and Labor (10-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2019Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2019Passed by for the day
01/28/2019Passed by for the day
01/29/2019Passed by for the day
01/30/2019Passed by for the day
01/31/2019Passed by for the day
02/01/2019Passed by for the day
02/04/2019Passed by for the day
02/24/2019No further action taken
02/24/2019Failed to pass in Senate