Education and Labor Market Alignment, Office of; established. (SB1314)

Introduced By

Sen. Ghazala Hashmi (D-Midlothian) with support from co-patrons Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon), and Sen. Monty Mason (D-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority; Office of Education and Labor Market Alignment established; workforce and higher education alignment. Directs the Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority to establish an Office of Education and Labor Market Alignment (the Office) to coordinate data analysis on workforce and higher education alignment and translate data to partners. The Office shall provide a unified, consistent source of information or analysis for policy development and implementation related to talent development and shall partner with the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, institutions of higher education, the Virginia Employment Commission, GO Virginia, and other relevant entities to offer resources and expertise related to education and labor market alignment. Read the Bill »


01/20/2021: passed committee


01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102726D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/19/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1314)
01/20/2021Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2021Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations

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