Bill Text: NJ S2086 | 2022-2023 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Authorizes county vocational school districts to establish electric vehicle certification programs.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2022-03-03 - Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Education Committee [S2086 Detail]

Download: New_Jersey-2022-S2086-Introduced.html

SENATE, No. 2086

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

220th LEGISLATURE

 

INTRODUCED MARCH 3, 2022

 


 

Sponsored by:

Senator  LINDA R. GREENSTEIN

District 14 (Mercer and Middlesex)

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     Authorizes county vocational school districts to establish electric vehicle certification programs.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

     As introduced.

  


An Act concerning the establishment of electric vehicle certification programs and supplementing chapter 54 of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes.

 

     Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

     1.    a.  A county vocational school district with an automotive program may enter into a partnership with one or more private entities to develop and establish an electric vehicle certification program.  Under the program, the county vocational school district shall identify needed skills, develop training programs, and train students for careers in one or more electric vehicle-related fields including, but not limited to, automotive technology, engineering and design, and maintenance and repair.  The county vocational school district shall issue an electric vehicle certification to each person who successfully completes the training program.

     b.    A county vocational school district may review national standards established by various industries in developing an electric vehicle certification program.

     c.     A county vocational school district may consult with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities in developing an electric vehicle certification program.

 

     2.    This act shall take effect immediately.

 

 

STATEMENT

 

     This bill authorizes a county vocational school district with an automotive program to enter into a partnership with one or more private entities to develop and establish an electric vehicle certification program.  Under the program, the county vocational school district will identify needed skills, develop training programs, and train students for careers in one or more electric vehicle-related fields including, but not limited to, automotive technology, engineering and design, and maintenance and repair.  Under the bill, the county vocational school district will issue an electric vehicle certification to each person who successfully completes the training program.

     The bill provides that a county vocational school district may review national standards established by various industries, and consult with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, in developing an electric vehicle certification program.

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