Connecticut Seal

General Assembly

File No. 466

    January Session, 2013

House Bill No. 6563

House of Representatives, April 11, 2013

The Committee on Higher Education and Employment Advancement reported through REP. WILLIS of the 64th Dist., Chairperson of the Committee on the part of the House, that the bill ought to pass.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

October 1, 2013

4-124w

Sec. 2

October 1, 2013

4-124bb(b)

Sec. 3

October 1, 2013

4-124gg

Sec. 4

October 1, 2013

4-124tt

Sec. 5

October 1, 2013

4-124uu

Sec. 6

October 1, 2013

4-124vv

Sec. 7

October 1, 2013

10-21c(a)

Sec. 8

October 1, 2013

10a-19d(b)

Sec. 9

October 1, 2013

Repealer section

HED

Joint Favorable

 

DUTY

CURRENT ASSIGNMENT

ASSIGNMENT UNTIL THE BILL

BILL SECTION

Serve as governor's principal workforce development policy advisor

Labor commissioner, with the assistance of OWC

OWC

1

Serve as liaison between governor and any local, state, or federal organization or entity for workforce development matters

Labor commissioner, with the assistance of OWC

OWC

1

Coordinate workforce development activities of all state agencies

Labor commissioner, with the assistance of OWC

OWC

1

Coordinate state implementation of federal Workforce Investment Act of 1998, and advise and assist the governor with related matters

Labor commissioner, with the assistance of OWC

OWC

1

Establish methods and procedures to ensure maximum involvement of members of public, legislature, and local officials in workforce development matters

Labor commissioner, with the assistance of OWC

OWC

1

Enter into contractual agreements to carry out duties

Labor commissioner, with the assistance of OWC

OWC

1

Submit annual report to Governor and Education, Commerce, Labor, and Higher Education Committees about workforce shortages with recommended methods for addressing needs

Labor commissioner, with the assistance of OWC and DOL

OWC

1

Call for and receive reports and information from any office, department, board, commission, or other agency as needed to carry out duties

Labor commissioner

OWC

1

Select nine public members of the Connecticut Career Ladder Advisory Committee (see BACKGROUND)

Labor commissioner, with recommendation of OWC staff, in conjunction with Permanent Commission on the Status of Women

OWC, in conjunction with Permanent Commission on the Status of Women

2

Create an integrated system of state-wide industry advisory committees for each career cluster offered by technical high school and regional community technical college systems

Labor commissioner, with assistance of OWC

OWC

3

Support industry advisory committees in the establishment of skills standards, curricula, and career ladders

DOL, technical high school and regional community technical college systems, and State Department of Education

OWC, technical high school and regional community technical college systems, and State Department of Education

3

Funding of Connecticut Career Choices (within available appropriations)

DOL, working with OWC

OWC

6

Identify areas where local or regional boards of education should expand their academic offerings

Labor commissioner and OWC

OWC

7

Yea

13

Nay

7

(03/26/2013)

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