Health Workforce Development; creates position of Special Advisor to the Governor. (HB191)

Introduced By

Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna)

Progress

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

Description

Health workforce development; Special Advisor to the Governor for Health Workforce Development; Virginia Health Workforce Development Fund. Creates the position of Special Advisor to the Governor for Health Workforce Development (the Special Advisor) in the Office of the Governor; directs the Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority to collaborate with the Special Advisor, employers of health and health science professionals, and institutions that provide education and training for health and health science professionals to better align education and training initiatives with evolving workforce needs; directs the Authority to coordinate with and seek opportunities to expand existing workforce development initiatives in the Commonwealth and partner with an institution of higher education in the Commonwealth to facilitate the sharing of information and resources and strengthen efforts to develop the health workforce in the Commonwealth; creates the Virginia Health Workforce Development Fund to support the work of the Authority and provide grants to regional health and health science workforce development initiatives; and directs the Authority to establish a process for the issuance of grants to regional health and health science workforce development initiatives. Read the Bill »

Status

01/10/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee

History

DateAction
01/10/2022Committee
01/10/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101721D
01/10/2022Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

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