MS SB2564 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Engrossed on March 10 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-03-25 - Referred To Workforce Development
Pending: House Workforce Development Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


An Act To Establish The Mississippi Department Of Workforce Development; To Make The Department Responsible For The Administration Of Certain Workforce Programs Administered By The Mississippi State Workforce Investment Board, The Mississippi Community College Board And Individual Community Or Junior Colleges, Including Programs Administered Through The Mississippi Workforce Enhancement Training Fund And The Mississippi Works Fund; To Provide For The Department To Be Headed By The Executive Director Of Workforce Development, To Serve At The Will And Pleasure Of The Board Of Directors; To Provide For The Constitution Of The Board's Membership And The Terms Of Office Of The Members; To Provide Reporting Requirements For The Department; To Provide For The Confidentiality Of Certain Information Submitted To The Executive Director Concerning Workforce Training Projects; To Authorize The Department To Promulgate Rules And Regulations; To Amend Sections 71-5-353, 71-5-453, 37-153-7, 37-153-11 And 37-153-13, Mississippi Code Of 1972, In Conformity Thereto; To Amend Section 60, Chapter 572, Laws Of 2004, As Last Amended By Section 58, Chapter 451, Laws Of 2019, Which Is The Repealer For The Chapter, To Exclude The Sections Of The Chapter Corresponding To Sections 37-153-1 Through 37-153-13; To Create New Section 37-153-17, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Codify The Repealer Of Sections 37-153-1 Through 37-153-13, And To Add Section 37-153-15 As Subject To The Repealer; To Bring Forward Sections 37-153-1, 37-153-3, 37-153-5, 37-153-9 And 37-153-15, Mississippi Code Of 1972, For The Purpose Of Possible Amendment; And For Related Purposes.

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Department of Workforce Development; create and make responsible for certain programs and funds.


Roll Calls

2020-03-10 - Senate - Senate Passed As Amended (Y: 51 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-03-25HouseReferred To Workforce Development
2020-03-13SenateTransmitted To House
2020-03-10SenatePassed As Amended
2020-03-10SenateCommittee Substitute Adopted
2020-03-02SenateTitle Suff Do Pass Comm Sub
2020-02-17SenateReferred To Economic and Workforce Development

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