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 »

Status

03/06/2020: Passed the General Assembly

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

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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