Code of the District of Columbia

Subchapter VIII. Office of Vocational Education and Skills Training.


§ 38–1208.01. Definitions.

For the purposes of this subchapter, the term:

(1) Repealed.

(2) “DCPS” means the District of Columbia Public Schools.

(3) “UDC” means the University of the District of Columbia.

(4) “VEST” means the Office of Vocational Education and Skills Training.


(Oct. 26, 1974, Pub. L. 93-471, Title VIII, § 801; as added Oct. 1, 2002, D.C. Law 14-190, § 2202, 49 DCR 6968; Mar. 13, 2004, D.C. Law 15-105, § 70, 51 DCR 881; Apr. 13, 2005, D.C. Law 15-354, § 85(d), 52 DCR 2638; May 2, 2015, D.C. Law 20-271, § 263(a), 62 DCR 1884.)

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 15-105, in par. (1), validated a previously made technical correction.

D.C. Law 15-354 validated a previously made technical correction.

The 2015 amendment by D.C. Law 20-271 repealed (1).

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 263(a) of the New Columbia Statehood Initiative, Omnibus Boards and Commissions, and Election Transition Reform Emergency Amendment Act of 2014 (D.C. Act 20-481, Nov. 18, 2014, 61 DCR 12133, 20 STAT 4405).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 263(a) of the New Columbia Statehood Initiative, Omnibus Boards and Commissions, and Election Transition Reform Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2015 (D.C. Act 21-7, Feb. 26, 2015, 62 DCR 2646, 21 STAT 807).


§ 38–1208.02. Establishment of the Office of Vocational Education and Skills Training at the University of the District of Columbia.

(a) Pursuant to § 1-204.04(b), the Council establishes an Office of Vocational Education and Skills Training under the President of the University of the District of Columbia.

(b) VEST shall be responsible for the oversight and coordination of all government-sponsored vocational education, adult apprenticeship, and workforce skills training performed by UDC and DCPS.


(Oct. 26, 1974, Pub. L. 93-471, title VIII, § 802; as added Oct. 1, 2002, D.C. Law 14-190, § 2202, 49 DCR 6968.)


§ 38–1208.03. Establishment of Advisory Board. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Oct. 26, 1974, Pub. L. 93-471, title VIII, § 803; as added Oct. 1, 2002, D.C. Law 14-190, § 2202, 49 DCR 6968; May 2, 2015, D.C. Law 20-271, § 263(b), 62 DCR 1884.)

Section References

This section is referenced in § 38-1208.01.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) repeal of this section, see § 263(b) of the New Columbia Statehood Initiative, Omnibus Boards and Commissions, and Election Transition Reform Emergency Amendment Act of 2014 (D.C. Act 20-481, Nov. 18, 2014, 61 DCR 12133, 20 STAT 4405).

For temporary (90 days) repeal of this section, see § 263(b) of the New Columbia Statehood Initiative, Omnibus Boards and Commissions, and Election Transition Reform Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2015 (D.C. Act 21-7, Feb. 26, 2015, 62 DCR 2646, 21 STAT 807).


§ 38–1208.04. Requirements of short-term plan. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Oct. 26, 1974, Pub. L. 93-471, title VIII, § 804; as added Oct. 1, 2002, D.C. Law 14-190, § 2202, 49 DCR 6968; May 2, 2015, D.C. Law 20-271, § 263(c), 62 DCR 1884.)

Section References

This section is referenced in § 38-1208.03.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) repeal of this section, see § 263(c) of the New Columbia Statehood Initiative, Omnibus Boards and Commissions, and Election Transition Reform Emergency Amendment Act of 2014 (D.C. Act 20-481, Nov. 18, 2014, 61 DCR 12133, 20 STAT 4405).

For temporary (90 days) repeal of this section, see § 263(c) of the New Columbia Statehood Initiative, Omnibus Boards and Commissions, and Election Transition Reform Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2015 (D.C. Act 21-7, Feb. 26, 2015, 62 DCR 2646, 21 STAT 807).


§ 38–1208.05. Executive Director.

(a) VEST shall be directed by an Executive Director who shall be appointed by the President of UDC, with the advice and consent of the Board of Trustees of UDC.

(b) The Executive Director shall employ staff as needed, in accordance with annual appropriations.


(Oct. 26, 1974, Pub. L. 93-471, title VIII, § 805; as added Oct. 1, 2002, D.C. Law 14-190, § 2202, 49 DCR 6968.)


§ 38–1208.06. Funding.

There is authorized to be appropriated from the general revenues of the District of Columbia funds necessary to carry out the purposes of this subchapter.


(Oct. 26, 1974, Pub. L. 93-471, title VIII, § 806; as added Oct. 1, 2002, D.C. Law 14-190, § 2202, 49 DCR 6968.)