VA HB718 | 2022 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-1)
Status: Passed on April 11 2022 - 100% progression
Action: 2022-04-11 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0699)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Virginia Board of Workforce Development; collaboration to develop apprenticeship program. Directs the Virginia Board of Workforce Development (the Board) to collaborate with the Department of Labor and Industry, the Department of Education, and the Secretaries of Labor, Education, and Commerce and Trade and rely on data from the Office of Education and Labor Market Alignment in reviewing the performance of current apprenticeship programs in meeting high-demand industry needs. The bill requires the Board to prepare recommendations for creating a primary office for apprenticeship programs based on such review and report its recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly by December 1, 2022.

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Apprenticeship program; Bd. of Workforce Development to prepare recommendations for primary office.


Roll Calls

2022-02-28 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2022-02-25 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2022-02-23 - Senate - Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (Y: 15 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2022-02-15 - House - House: VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (Y: 100 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2022-02-10 - House - House: Reported from Commerce and Energy with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (Y: 22 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2022-04-11 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0699)
2022-04-11 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 699 (effective 7/1/22)
2022-03-11 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
2022-03-11HouseEnrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2022
2022-03-04SenateSigned by President
2022-03-03HouseSigned by Speaker
2022-03-03HouseBill text as passed House and Senate (HB718ER)
2022-02-28SenatePassed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
2022-02-28SenateRead third time
2022-02-25SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
2022-02-23SenateReported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N)
2022-02-16SenateReferred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
2022-02-16SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2022-02-15HouseVOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N)
2022-02-15HouseRead third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
2022-02-14HouseEngrossed by House - committee substitute HB718H1
2022-02-14HouseCommittee substitute agreed to 22106462D-H1
2022-02-14HouseRead second time
2022-02-13HouseRead first time
2022-02-10HouseCommittee substitute printed 22106462D-H1
2022-02-10HouseReported from Commerce and Energy with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
2022-01-11HouseReferred to Committee on Commerce and Energy
2022-01-11HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22104177D

Same As/Similar To

SB661 (Same As) 2022-04-11 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0700)
SB661 (Same As) 2022-04-11 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0700)


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
222472(n/a)See Bill Text

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