S.B.284. Increasing access to career education and workforce training

West Virginia Senate
Last action 24 days ago
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Summary

                    A BILL to amend and reenact §18-2-6 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; to amend said code by adding thereto a new section, designated §18-2E-11; to amend and reenact §18-9A-2 of said code; and to amend said code by adding thereto a new article, designated §18C-9-1, §18C-9-2, §18C-9-3, §18C-9-4, §18C-9-5, and §18C-9-6, all relating generally to increasing access to career education and workforce training.

Establishing Advanced Career Education (ACE) programs and pathways; providing that certain high school graduates shall be considered adults enrolled in regular secondary programs for funding purposes; requiring community and technical colleges establish partnerships with career technical education centers, county boards of education, or both that provide for ACE programs; providing requirements for ACE programs and pathways; requiring the Board of Education and the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education promulgate joint guidelines; requiring the Division of Vocational Education and the council maintain and annually report certain information; providing that community and technical colleges and career technical education centers shall participate in one or more ACE partnership in order to receive certain funding.

Establishing the WV Invests Grant Program; defining terms; authorizing the council to award WV Invests Grants under certain terms and conditions; requiring the council to report certain information on the WV Invests Grant Program; requiring the council to promulgate rules; providing eligibility and renewal requirements for a WV Invests Grant; requiring applicants enter into certain agreements; and establishing the WV Invests Fund.
                

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Actions

  • To House Education

    Wed, Jan 31st 2018
  • To Education then Finance

    Wed, Jan 31st 2018
  • Introduced in House

    Wed, Jan 31st 2018
  • Passed Senate (Roll No. 31)

    Wed, Jan 31st 2018
  • Ordered to House

    Tue, Jan 30th 2018
  • Effective July 1, 2018 (Roll No. 31)

    Tue, Jan 30th 2018
  • Read 3rd time

    Tue, Jan 30th 2018
  • On 3rd reading

    Tue, Jan 30th 2018
  • On 2nd reading

    Mon, Jan 29th 2018
  • Read 2nd time

    Mon, Jan 29th 2018
  • Read 1st time

    Fri, Jan 26th 2018
  • On 1st reading

    Fri, Jan 26th 2018
  • Committee substitute for committee substitute reported

    Thu, Jan 25th 2018
  • To Finance

    Wed, Jan 24th 2018
  • Committee substitute reported, but first to Finance

    Wed, Jan 24th 2018
  • To Education then Finance

    Mon, Jan 15th 2018
  • To Education

    Mon, Jan 15th 2018
  • Introduced in Senate

    Mon, Jan 15th 2018
  • Filed for introduction

    Mon, Jan 15th 2018