Workforce Development, Secretary of; created, Economic Crisis Strike Force membership. (SB1523)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Governor's secretaries; Secretary of Workforce Development created. Creates in the Governor's cabinet the position of Secretary of Workforce Development (the Secretary). The bill assigns to the Secretary responsibility for the Department of Labor and Industry and the Virginia Employment Commission. The bill also removes the position of Chief Workforce Development Advisor and reassigns that position's responsibilities to the Secretary. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19104262D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/15/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1523)
01/21/2019Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2019Committee substitute printed 19105369D-S1
01/21/2019Rereferred to Finance
01/25/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1523S1)
01/29/2019Reported from Finance with amendment (13-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2019Read second time
01/31/2019Reading of substitute waived
01/31/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105369D-S1
01/31/2019Reading of amendment waived
01/31/2019Committee amendment agreed to
01/31/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment SB1523ES1
01/31/2019Printed as engrossed 19105369D-ES1
02/01/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1523ES1)
02/01/2019Read third time and passed Senate (34-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Placed on Calendar
02/06/2019Read first time
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/12/2019Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #1
02/14/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 1-N)
02/14/2019Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/14/2019Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2019Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/19/2019Left in Appropriations

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2545.