COMM. COLL. TRUSTEE TERMS/REGION 1.

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View NCGA Bill Details2023-2024 Session
Senate Bill 769 (Local) Filed Wednesday, April 24, 2024
AN ACT TO REALIGN THE TERMS OF OFFICE FOR CERTAIN MEMBERS OF THE BOARDS OF TRUSTEES OF CERTAIN COMMUNITY COLLEGES.
Intro. by Hanig, Sanderson.

Status: Re-ref Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House action) (May 23 2024)
S 769

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Apr 30 2024 - View Summary

    Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. 

    Notwithstanding the amendments to GS 115D-13 (pertaining to terms of office of the trustees of the boards of trustees for the State’s community colleges) by Section 6.10(o) of SL 2023-134, revises the terms of office for the Halifax Community College so that of the term elected by the Halifax County Board of Education that expires September 24, 2024, the NCGA must, upon recommendation of the Speaker of the House, appoint one trustee to a term beginning September 25, 2024, and expiring on June 30, 2028 (was, for the two terms elected by the Halifax County Board of Education that expire June 30, 2025, requires the General Assembly, upon the recommendation of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, to appoint one trustee to a term of three years, beginning July 1, 2025, so that the term expires June 30, 2028). 


  • Summary date: Apr 24 2024 - View Summary

    Notwithstanding the amendments to GS 115D-13 (pertaining to terms of office of the trustees of the boards of trustees for the State’s community colleges) by Section 6.10(o) of SL 2023-134, revises the terms of office for the following trustees as follows:

    (1) College of the Albemarle:

    • For the additional term elected by the Chowan County Board of Commissioners, requires that board elect one trustee to a one-year term, beginning July 1, 2024, so that the term expires June 30, 2025.
    • Of the one term elected by the Dare County Board of Commissioners that expires June 30, 2025, requires that board to elect one trustee to a term of one year, beginning July 1, 2025, so that the term expires June 30, 2026.
    • For the additional terms elected by the Currituck and Gates County Boards of Commissioners, requires each board to elect one trustee to a two-year term, beginning July 1, 2024, so that the term expires June 30, 2026.
    • For the additional term elected by the Camden and Perquimans County Boards of Commissioners, requires each board to elect one trustee to a three-year term, beginning July 1, 2024, so that the term expires June 30, 2027.

    (2)  Halifax Community College

    • For the two terms that are elected by the Halifax County Board of Commissioners and expire June 30, 2024, requires that board to elect one trustee to a term of two years, beginning July 1, 2024, so that the term expires June 30, 2026.
    • Of the two terms elected by the Halifax County Board of Education that expire June 30, 2025, requires the General Assembly, upon the recommendation of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, to appoint one trustee to a term of three years, beginning July 1, 2025, so that the term expires June 30, 2028.
    • For the two terms elected by the Northampton County Board of Commissioners, requires that board to elect one trustee to a term of two years, beginning July 1, 2024, so that the term expires June 30, 2026.

    (3) Roanoke-Chowan Community College

    • For the two additional terms to be elected by the Northampton County Board of Commissioners, requires that board to: (i) elect one trustee to a term of one year, beginning July 1, 2024, so that the term expires June 30, 2025; and (ii) elect one trustee to a term of three years, beginning July 1, 2024, so that the term expires June 30, 2027.
    • For the two additional terms to be elected by the Bertie County Board of Commissioners, requires that board to elect one trustee to a term of two years, beginning July 1, 2024, so that the term expires June 30, 2026.

    Specifies that the successors to the above trustees appointed to terms of less than four years will be elected or appointed, following the expiration of those terms, to four-year terms on July 1 and every four years thereafter. 

    In line with the amendments to GS 115D-13 by SL 2023-134, specifies that for Board of Trustees seats where a specific term length is not provided or revised: (1) the term of current seats will expire at the end of its previously appointed or elected terms and (2) the initial term of additional seats to be elected or appointed pursuant to Section 6.10 of SL 2023-134 will begin on July 1, 2024, and expire on June 30, 2028, so to maintain staggered terms.