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House Bill 1002

House Bill 1002

ARCHIVE (2013)

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DIGEST OF HB 1002 (Updated April 11, 2013 6:02 pm - DI 84)

Indiana career council. Establishes the Indiana career council (council) to: (1) align the various participants in the state's education, job skills development, and career training system; (2) match the education and skills training provided by the state's education, job skills development, and career training system with the currently existing and future needs of the state's job market; (3) oversee the Indiana workforce intelligence system; (4) submit to the general assembly by August 1, 2013, and August 1 annually, an inventory of current job and career training activities conducted by state and local agencies and private groups; (5) submit, by July 1, 2014, a strategic plan to the general assembly to improve the state's education, job skills, and career training system; and (6) submit to the general assembly by December 1, 2013, a progress report concerning the strategic plan. Provides that council membership includes: (1) the governor, who serves as chair; (2) the lieutenant governor, who serves as vice chair; (3) the commissioner of the department of workforce development; (4) the secretary of commerce; (5) the state superintendent of public instruction; (6) the commissioner of the commission for higher education; (7) the secretary of the family and social services administration; (8) the president of Ivy Tech Community College; (9) representatives of manufacturing, the business community, and labor appointed by the governor; (10) one member representing the life sciences industry appointed by the governor; (11) two members of the house of representatives appointed by the speaker; and (12) two members of the senate appointed by the president pro tempore. Provides that the legislator members are nonvoting advisory members of the council. Establishes the Indiana workforce intelligence system (system), a statewide longitudinal data system that contains educational and workforce information to improve the effect of the state's educational delivery system on the economic opportunities of individuals and the state's workforce, and to guide state and local decision makers. Requires the system to generate timely and accurate information that is available to the public about the effectiveness of the state's job training programs. Requires the departments of education and workforce development, the commission for higher education, and other state agencies with relevant information to submit data to the system. Permits the system administrator to: (1) receive appropriations, grants, user fees, and other funds to develop and maintain the system; and (2) contract with public or private entities to develop and maintain the system and to conduct research.
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Signed by President of Senate
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