National service; Department of Social Services to study ways to increase participation. (HJ543)

Introduced By

Del. Dan Helmer (D-Fairfax Station)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate

Description

Study; Department of Social Services; ways to increase participation in national service; report. Requests the Department of Social Services to study ways to increase participation in national service. In conducting its study, the Department of Social Services shall consider (i) promoting participation in national service via advertising of service opportunities through social media and traditional media outlets, (ii) identifying ways to increase funding for service opportunities, (iii) creating a Secretary of Service position within the Governor's Cabinet to advise the Governor and other members of his Cabinet on strategies to integrate national service opportunities into state initiatives and programming, (iv) strengthening hiring preferences in state government for individuals who have completed a year of service in a national service program, (v) offering retirement service credits for individuals who have completed a year of service in a national service program, (vi) providing in-state tuition for those serving in national service programs in the Commonwealth, and (vii) identifying other strategies for increasing participation in national service. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/11/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102561D
01/11/2021Referred to Committee on Rules
01/20/2021Assigned Rules sub: Studies
01/22/2021Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 0-N)
02/05/2021Left in Rules