High school STEM internship; pilot program established, report. (SB1532)

Introduced By

Sen. Glen Sturtevant (R-Midlothian) with support from co-patron Del. Jeff Bourne (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


High school STEM grant program; report. Creates a pilot grant program a business that hosts a junior or senior in a Richmond City Schools high school as an intern in a STEM or high-demand field for a semester during the 2019-2020 or 2020-2021 academic year. The business would receive a $2,500 grant per student per semester. Participation in the program is limited to 25 students. The bill requires the Superintendent of Richmond Public Schools to submit an annual report regarding various metrics of the program. The provisions of the bill are contingent on funding in a general appropriation act. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102786D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Finance
01/27/2019Impact statement from TAX (SB1532)
01/30/2019Reported from Finance with substitute (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2019Committee substitute printed 19106170D-S1
01/31/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Read second time
02/01/2019Reading of substitute waived
02/01/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19106170D-S1
02/01/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1532S1
02/04/2019Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education
02/06/2019Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education
02/06/2019Placed on Calendar
02/06/2019Read first time
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/12/2019Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education
02/19/2019Left in Appropriations

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2216.