Agency Request Legislation 2008
The Workforce Board is proposing that the legislature adopt a handful of amendments that will make the use of the terms high demand, sector and cluster more consistent in state law. A work group of various state agencies agreed on consistent definitions for these terms after it was discovered that stakeholders were interpreting and using the terms differently.
Latest version of draft bill
Request package provided to Governor
Report of the Joint Committee on the Education of Students in High Demand Fields which called for the need for a "high demand" definition.