SB 1530 Administration, Secretary of; policy of the Commonwealth regarding state employment.
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Summary as passed Senate: (all summaries)

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 and contracting 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 HB 2425.

Full text:
01/20/17  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 17104228D  pdf | impact statement
02/03/17  Senate: Printed as engrossed 17104228D-E  pdf | impact statement
02/22/17  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1530ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/13/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0371)  pdf

Amendments:
Senate amendments

Status:
01/20/17  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 17104228D
01/20/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/30/17  Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (14-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/01/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/02/17  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/03/17  Senate: Read second time
02/03/17  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
02/03/17  Senate: Committee amendments agreed to
02/03/17  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1530E
02/03/17  Senate: Printed as engrossed 17104228D-E
02/06/17  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/08/17  House: Placed on Calendar
02/08/17  House: Read first time
02/08/17  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/14/17  House: Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N)
02/16/17  House: Read second time
02/17/17  House: Read third time
02/17/17  House: Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/17/17  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
02/22/17  Senate: Enrolled
02/22/17  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1530ER)
02/22/17  Senate: Signed by President
02/22/17  House: Signed by Speaker
02/23/17  Senate: Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/23/17
02/23/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/13/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 371 (effective 7/1/17)
03/13/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0371)