HB 1308 Technology Training Act; created.
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Summary:
Virginia Technology Training Act. Establishes the Virginia Technology Training Act, comprised of the Virginia Technology Training Certificate Program, an initiative consisting of certificate programs approved by the State Board for Community Colleges that (i) do not otherwise lead to an associate degree and (ii) provide instruction in information technology and other diversified technical curricula designed to meet specific, identified workforce needs in Virginia. Assisting the Board is the 15-member Virginia Technology Training Council, comprised of legislators, citizens, and executive branch officials, which recommends technology training programs offered by community colleges, proprietary schools, and other entities for inclusion in the Program. Regional Workforce Centers in each planning district assist the Council in this endeavor. A request for proposals process is also outlined, whereby the Council identifies technology training demand and programmatic needs. The Technology Training Student Loan Program and Revolving Fund, administered by the Small Business Financing Authority, is created to guarantee loans for students enrolled in approved certificate programs. Certificate programs offered by community colleges may be included in state funding for community colleges.

Full text:
01/26/98  House: Presented & ordered printed 984443445  pdf

Status:
01/26/98  House: Presented & ordered printed 984443445
01/26/98  House: Referred to Committee on Science and Technology
02/09/98  House: Reported from S. T. w/amds. (21-Y 1-N)
02/09/98  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/14/98  House: Stricken from docket by Appropriations (29-Y 0-N)