VA HJR561 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-0)
Status: Introduced on January 12 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-02-05 - Left in Rules
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Study; efficacy of the Commonwealth's occupational licensing laws; construction trades; report. Establishes a joint subcommittee to (i) determine whether more requirements are necessary to ensure all workers in relevant crafts are licensed, (ii) determine whether greater occupational licensing enforcement is necessary, (iii) determine whether the Commonwealth's occupational licensing laws should apply to a broader scope of construction trades, and (iv) make recommendations for new laws or policies that would enhance the Commonwealth's occupational licensing regulations. The joint subcommittee is required to complete its meetings by November 30, 2021, and to submit an executive summary of its findings and recommendations no later than the first day of the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly.

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Construction trades; joint subcommittee to study occupational licensing laws.


Roll Calls

2021-01-22 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 0-N) (Y: 5 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2021-02-05HouseLeft in Rules
2021-01-22HouseSubcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 0-N)
2021-01-20HouseAssigned Rules sub: Studies
2021-01-12HouseReferred to Committee on Rules
2021-01-12HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101952D

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