Energy career cluster; Department of Education, et al., to establish, report. (SB1348)

Introduced By

Sen. Steve Newman (R-Forest) with support from co-patrons Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria), and Sen. Mark Peake (R-Lynchburg)

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. This bill is identical to HB 2008. Read the Bill »

Status

02/05/2019: Passed the Senate

History

DateAction
01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103857D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/16/2019Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/22/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1348)
01/24/2019Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2019Rereferred to Finance
01/31/2019Reported from Finance (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Read second time and engrossed
02/05/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2019Placed on Calendar
02/08/2019Read first time
02/08/2019Referred to Committee on Education
02/11/2019Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2019Read second time
02/13/2019Read third time
02/13/2019Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/13/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Enrolled
02/18/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1348ER)
02/18/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1348ER)
02/18/2019Signed by Speaker
02/19/2019Signed by President
02/20/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 25, 2019
02/20/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 20, 2019
02/20/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/12/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 371 (effective 7/1/19)
03/12/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0371)

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