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Business advisory committee; established.

Establishes a business advisory committee, consisting of business and industry leaders in the Commonwealth, to advise the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia regarding the approval of new academic programs at public institutions of higher education in relation to current workforce and industry needs in the Commonwealth and other relevant topics deemed fit by the committee. Appointments shall be based on recommendations made by the Council, the General Assembly, the Governor, and the Chairmen of the House Committee on Appropriations, the House Committee on Education, the Senate Committee on Education and Health, and the Senate Committee on Finance in a manner to ensure broad representation from among various industries. Ad hoc members may be added as needed to advise the committee on specific industry needs.

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01/08/2020 Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103232D Open

            

2020 SESSION

    20103232D
    SENATE BILL NO. 898
    Offered January 8, 2020
    Prefiled January 8, 2020
    A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 23.1-201.1, relating to public institutions of higher education; State Council of Higher Education for Virginia; business advisory committee.
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    Patron-- DeSteph
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    Referred to Committee on Education and Health
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    Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

    1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 23.1-201.1 as follows:

    23.1-201.1. Business advisory committee.

    A. The Council shall appoint a business advisory committee consisting of business and industry leaders in the Commonwealth. Appointments shall be based on recommendations made by the Council, the General Assembly, the Governor, and the Chairmen of the House Committee on Appropriations, the House Committee on Education, the Senate Committee on Education and Health, and the Senate Committee on Finance, in a manner to ensure broad representation from among various industries.

    B. Members shall serve for terms of two years. Vacancies occurring other than by expiration of a term shall be filled for the unexpired term. Members may be reappointed to serve no more than two subsequent or consecutive terms. Ad hoc members may be added as needed to advise the committee on specific industry needs.

    C. The business advisory committee shall elect a chairman from among its membership.

    D. The business advisory committee shall meet at least twice annually and shall advise the Council regarding the approval of new academic programs at public institutions of higher education in relation to current workforce and industry needs in the Commonwealth and other relevant topics deemed fit by the committee.

    Picture Name From Date Type
    Bill DeSteph R-Richmond Sponsor
    Date Branch Action
    01/30/2020 Senate Senate: Continued to 2021 in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
    01/21/2020 Senate Senate: Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
    01/08/2020 Senate Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103232D
    01/08/2020 Senate Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
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    Establishes a business advisory committee, consisting of business and industry leaders in the Commonwealth, to advise the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia regarding the approval of new academic programs at public institutions of higher education in relation to current workforce and industry needs in the Commonwealth and other relevant topics deemed fit by the committee. Appointments shall be based on recommendations made by the Council, the General Assembly, the Govern
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    Senate Committee on Finance


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    Appointments shall be based on recommendations made by the Council, the General Assembly, the Governor, and the Chairmen of the House Committee on Appropriations, the House Committee on Education, the Senate Committee on Education and Health, and the Senate Committee on Finance, in a manner to ensure broad representation from among various industries

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    House Committee on Appropriations
    Appointments shall be based on recommendations made by the Council, the General Assembly, the Governor, and the Chairmen of the House Committee on Appropriations, the House Committee on Education, the Senate Committee on Education and Health, and the Senate Committee on Finance, in a manner to ensure broad representation from among various industries


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