Get Skilled, Get a Job, Give Back (G3) Fund and Program; established. (SB1405)

Introduced By

Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield) with support from 7 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Sen. John Bell (D-Chantilly), Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon), Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington), Sen. Ghazala Hashmi (D-Midlothian), Sen. Monty Mason (D-Williamsburg), Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond), Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Get Skilled, Get a Job, Give Back (G3) Fund and Program established. Establishes the Get Skilled, Get a Job, Give Back (G3) Fund and requires the Virginia Community College System to establish the G3 Program for the purpose of providing financial assistance from the Fund to certain low-income and middle-income Virginia students who are enrolled in an educational program at an associate-degree-granting public institution of higher education that leads to an occupation in a high-demand field. The bill contains provisions for student eligibility, financial assistance award amounts, and data reporting. This bill is identical to HB 2204. Read the Bill »


03/29/2021: signed by governor


01/13/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102963D
01/13/2021Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/15/2021Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
01/21/2021Reported from Education and Health (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2021Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
01/21/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1405)
02/02/2021Reported from Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2021Read second time and engrossed
02/04/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2021Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2021Placed on Calendar
02/07/2021Read first time
02/07/2021Referred to Committee on Education
02/08/2021Continued to Special Session 1 in Education
02/10/2021Reported from Education (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2021Read second time
02/15/2021Read third time
02/15/2021Passed House (93-Y 7-N)
02/15/2021VOTE: Passage (93-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2021Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1405ER)
02/17/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1405ER)
02/17/2021Signed by President
02/18/2021Signed by Speaker
02/22/2021Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 22, 2021
02/22/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/29/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 398 (effective 7/1/21)
03/29/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0398)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2204.