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2015 SESSION

15102686D
HOUSE BILL NO. 1616
Offered January 14, 2015
Prefiled January 8, 2015
A BILL to amend and reenact  22.1-227.01 of the Code of Virginia, relating to career and technical education; alignment with national certification requirements.
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Patrons-- Greason, Carr, Landes, Mason, Rasoul and Robinson
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Referred to Committee on Education
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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That  22.1-227.01 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

22.1-227.01. Career and technical education defined.

As used in this article, "career and technical education" means an organized education program offering a sequence of courses that (i) may incorporate field, laboratory, and classroom instruction; and that (ii) emphasize career and technical occupational experiences and; (iii) are designed to prepare individuals for further education and gainful employment; and (iv) are aligned with national certification requirements, if such requirements exist for the sequence of courses.