HB 2425 Administration, Secretary of; policy of the Commonwealth regarding state employment.
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Summary as introduced:

Policy of the Commonwealth regarding the employment of individuals with disabilities; responsibilities of state agencies; report. Provides that it is the policy of the Commonwealth to promote and increase the employment of individuals with disabilities. To further this policy, the bill establishes a goal to increase by five percent the level of individuals with disabilities employed by state government by fiscal year 2023. The bill designates the Secretary of Administration to coordinate efforts to achieve the goal and requires the Secretary to establish a reporting system for tracking and reporting the progress of state agencies toward meeting the employment goals and to report annually on the number of individuals with disabilities employed by the state. The bill requires each state agency to submit a plan to increase employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities to the Secretary no later than December 31, 2017, and each July 1 thereafter. This bill is identical to SB 1530.

Full text:
01/19/17  House: Presented and ordered printed 17104076D  pdf | impact statement
02/20/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2425ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/13/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0358)  pdf

Status:
01/19/17  House: Presented and ordered printed 17104076D
01/19/17  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/23/17  House: Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
01/31/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 0-N)
02/02/17  House: Reported from General Laws (19-Y 0-N)
02/04/17  House: Read first time
02/06/17  House: Read second time and engrossed
02/07/17  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/07/17  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
02/08/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/13/17  Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology (10-Y 0-N)
02/15/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/16/17  Senate: Read third time
02/16/17  Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/16/17  Senate: Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/16/17  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/17  House: Enrolled
02/20/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2425ER)
02/20/17  House: Signed by Speaker
02/21/17  Senate: Signed by President
02/21/17  House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/21/17
02/21/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/13/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 358 (effective 7/1/17)
03/13/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0358)