Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Director of; position created. (HB394)

Introduced By

Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton) with support from co-patron Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City)

Progress

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

Description

Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; position created. Establishes the position of Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (the Director), to be appointed by the Governor. The Director is empowered to (i) develop a sustainable framework to promote inclusive practices across state government; (ii) implement a measurable, strategic plan to address systemic inequities in state government practices; and (iii) facilitate methods to turn feedback and suggestions from state employees, external stakeholders, and community leaders into concrete equity policy. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/02/2020Committee
01/02/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102312D
01/02/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/08/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB394)
01/15/2020Assigned GL sub: Professions/Occupations and Adminstrative Process
01/30/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 2-N)
02/04/2020Reported from General Laws (17-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Read first time
02/06/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/07/2020Read third time and passed House (68-Y 32-N)
02/07/2020VOTE: Passage (68-Y 32-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/19/2020Reported from General Laws and Technology (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/26/2020Reported from Finance and Appropriations (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2020Read third time
02/28/2020Passed Senate (31-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2020Enrolled
03/05/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB394ER)
03/05/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB394ER)
03/06/2020Signed by Speaker
03/06/2020Signed by President
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/06/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 712 (effective 7/1/20)
04/06/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0712)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 2 minutes.

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