SENATE, No. 372

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

218th LEGISLATURE

PRE-FILED FOR INTRODUCTION IN THE 2018 SESSION

 


 

Sponsored by:

Senator† RONALD L. RICE

District 28 (Essex)

Senator† TROY SINGLETON

District 7 (Burlington)

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

†††† Requires Commissioner of Education to develop guidelines to encourage high school students to participate in apprenticeship training.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

†††† Introduced Pending Technical Review by Legislative Counsel.

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An Act concerning apprenticeship training information and supplementing P.L.1993, c.268 (C.34:15E-1 et seq.).

 

†††† Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

†††† 1.††† The Commissioner of Education, in consultation with the Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development, shall develop guidelines for use by high school counselors to coordinate services with representatives of the New Jersey State Building and Construction Trades Council for purposes of encouraging student participation in apprenticeships and raising awareness of apprenticeship opportunities.† The Commissioner of Education shall make the guidelines available on the Department of Educationís website and shall update the information annually.

 

†††† 2.††† This act shall take effect immediately.

 

 

STATEMENT

 

†††† The bill requires the Commissioner of Education, in consultation with the Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development, to develop guidelines for use by high school counselors to coordinate services with representatives of the New Jersey State Building and Construction Trades Council for purposes of encouraging student participation in apprenticeships and raising awareness of apprenticeship opportunities.† The commissioner will post the guidelines on the Department of Educationís website and will update the information annually.