HB 2172 Southern Virginia Higher Education Center; members of board of trustees, powers and duties.
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Summary as introduced:
Southern Virginia Higher Education Center. Requires the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (the Center) to encourage the development and delivery of workforce training in collaboration with educational institutions serving the region, with a focus on critical shortage areas and the needs of industry. The bill replaces the superintendent of the Halifax County Public Schools as an ex officio member of the board of trustees of the Center with a superintendent of a public school division located in the Southside region appointed by the Governor. The bill also broadens the eligibility requirements to serve as one of the representatives of business and industry on the board of trustees. The bill requires the board of trustees to seek opportunities to collaborate with local comprehensive community colleges to meet specialized noncredit workforce training needs identified by industry. However, if the local comprehensive community college is unable to meet such needs, then the board may seek to collaborate with other education providers or provide Center-delivered specialized noncredit workforce training. This bill is identical to SB 949.

Full text:
01/11/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101742D  pdf | impact statement
02/15/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2172ER)  pdf | impact statement
02/23/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0236)  pdf

01/11/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101742D
01/11/17  House: Referred to Committee on Education
01/23/17  House: Reported from Education (20-Y 1-N)
01/24/17  House: Read first time
01/25/17  House: Read second time and engrossed
01/26/17  House: Read third time and passed House (98-Y 0-N)
01/26/17  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
01/27/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/09/17  Senate: Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
02/10/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/13/17  Senate: Read third time
02/13/17  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/15/17  House: Enrolled
02/15/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2172ER)
02/15/17  House: Signed by Speaker
02/17/17  Senate: Signed by President
02/17/17  House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/17/17
02/17/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
02/23/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 236 (effective 7/1/17)
02/23/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0236)