COMMUNITY COLLEGE BOARDS OF TRUSTEES (NEW).

View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
House Bill 12 (Local) Filed Wednesday, January 25, 2017
AN ACT TO MODIFY THE APPOINTMENT METHOD FOR THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF CLEVELAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE.
Intro. by Burr.

Status: Ch. SL 2018-15 (House Action) (Jun 21 2018)

SOG comments (2):

Change Short and Long Titles

House committee substitute to 1st edition changed short and long titles.  Short title was Stanley CC/Bd. of Trustees. Long title was AN ACT TO MODIFY THE APPOINTMENT METHOD OF THE STANLY COMMUNITY COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES.

Long title change

Senate amendment to the 3rd edition changes the act's long title. The title was: AN ACT TO MODIFY THE APPOINTMENT METHODS OF CERTAIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE BOARDS OF TRUSTEES.

Bill History:

H 12/S.L. 2018-15

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Jun 20 2018 - More information

    AN ACT TO MODIFY THE APPOINTMENT METHOD FOR THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF CLEVELAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE. Enacted June 20, 2018. Effective June 20, 2018.


  • Summary date: Jun 19 2018 - More information

    Senate amendment makes the following changes to the 3rd edition.

    Deletes the proposed changes to GS 115D-12, which made changes to the appointment of trustees for Stanly Community College.

    Amends GS 115D-12 to further modify the method of appointment of the board of trustees of Cleveland Community College, now providing that the four trustees appointed under new Group Two appointed by the General Assembly are to have terms expiring in 2019 and 2021 (was, expiring in 2017 and 2019) and every four years thereafter. The changes to GS 115D-12 were applicable to both Cleveland Community College and Davidson County Community College; the amendment removes Davidson Community College. Amends the provision governing vacancies to require that a vacancy in Group 2 that was a governor appointee must be filled as provided in GS 120-122. Sets out the procedure that must be followed if the General Assembly is not in session when the vacancy arises to require the Governor to consult with the Speaker of the House before making the appointment for a term expiring in an odd year and to consult with the President Pro Tempore before making the appointment when the vacancy occurs in a term expiring in an even year. Requires that the Governor make an appointment within 30 days of receiving a written recommendation for the appointment. When the term expires, the member is to be appointed in accordance with GS 115D-12.

    Deletes the proposed change to GS 115D-12, which made changes to the appointment of trustees for Brunswick Community College, Craven Community College, James Sprunt Community College, Lenoir Community College, and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College.

    Makes conforming changes to the act's title.


  • Summary date: Mar 2 2017 - More information

    House amendment #3 makes a technical change to amendment #2, adopted the previous day, by deleting a duplicate word.


  • Summary date: Mar 1 2017 - More information

    House amendments make the following changes to the 2nd edition.

    Amendment #1 makes the proposed changes to GS 115D-12 set out in Section 2 of the act, concerning the appointment of the Cleveland Community College board of trustees, also applicable to the Davidson County Community College board of trustees. Makes conforming changes. Eliminates Davidson County Community College from the proposed changes to GS 115D-12 set out in Section 3 of the act that apply to Brunswick Community College, Craven Community College, Gaston College, James Sprunt Community College, Lenoir Community College, and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College.

    Amendment #2 amends proposed changes to GS 115D-12(a) as set forth in Sections 1, 2, and 3 of the act, concerning the appointment of the board of trustees to the community colleges identified in each section by the General Assembly. Requires the Speaker and the President Pro Tempore to consult with their respective members whose districts include counties within the administrative areas of the identified community college prior to recommending individuals for appointments to the specified terms. 


  • Summary date: Feb 28 2017 - More information

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

    Makes technical and clarifying changes to the proposed changes to GS 115D-12(c), concerning filling vacancies that have occurred on the Stanly Community College board of trustees.

    Amends GS 115D-12 to modify the method of appointment of the board of trustees of Cleveland Community College, providing that four trustees elected under Group One by the board of education of the public school administrative unit are now elected under Group Two by the county board of commissioners. Renames Group Two to Group One, now providing for eight trustees to be elected by the county board of commissioners. Provides that the four trustees appointed under current Group Three, now renamed Group Two, by the Governor must now be appointed by the General Assembly. The Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate must each recommend two individuals for appointment. The Speaker of the House will make recommendations for terms expiring in 2017 and 2019, with the President Pro Tempore recommending individuals for terms expiring in 2018 and 2020. Additionally, renames existing Group Four as Group Three. Makes conforming changes. Makes identical changes to subsection (c), concerning filling vacancies that have occurred, as those made to the statute for trustees of Stanly Community College. Adds language requiring vacancies in Group Two to be filled pursuant to GS 120-122 (Vacancies in legislative appointments) (previously, all vacancies were to be filled by the agency or agencies authorized to select the trustees of that group). Makes clarifying changes. 

    Provides that the current members of the Cleveland Community College board of trustees will serve the remainder of their terms. As terms expire or a vacancy occurs, trustee members will be appointed in accordance with GS 115D-12, as amended by this act.  If a vacancy occurs in a Group Two seat that was appointed by the Governor, that seat will be filled by joint recommendation of the Speaker of the House and President Pro Tempore of the Senate. Once that term expires, the new trustee will be appointed in accordance with GS 115D-12, as amended by this act.

    These provisions apply only to Cleveland Community College.

    Amends GS 115D-12 to modify the method of appointment of the board of trustees of Brunswick Community College, Craven Community College, Davidson Community College, Gaston College, James Sprunt Community College, Lenoir Community College, and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. Provides that the four trustees appointed under Group Three by the Governor must now be appointed by the General Assembly. The Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate must each recommend two individuals for appointment. The Speaker of the House will make recommendations for terms expiring in 2017 and 2019, with the President Pro Tempore recommending individuals for appointments to terms expiring in 2018 and 2020. Makes identical changes to subsection (c), concerning filling vacancies that have occurred, as those made to the statute for trustees of Stanly Community College and Cleveland Community College. Adds language requiring vacancies in Group Three to be filled pursuant to GS 120-122 (Vacancies in legislative appointments) (previously, all vacancies were to be filled by the agency or agencies authorized to select the trustees of that group). Makes clarifying changes. 

    Provides that the current members of the Brunswick Community College, Craven Community College, Davidson Community College, Gaston College, James Sprunt Community College, Lenoir Community College, and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College boards of trustees will serve the remainder of their terms. As terms expire or a vacancy occurs, trustee members will be appointed in accordance with GS 115D-12, as amended by this act.  If a vacancy occurs in a Group Three seat that was appointed by the Governor, that seat will be filled by joint recommendation of the Speaker of the House and President Pro Tempore of the Senate. Once that term expires, the new trustee will be appointed in accordance with GS 115D-12, as amended by this act.

    These provisions apply only to Brunswick Community College, Craven Community College, Davidson Community College, Gaston College, James Sprunt Community College, Lenoir Community College, and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College.

    Changes the act's short and long titles. 


  • Summary date: Jan 25 2017 - More information

    Amends GS 115D-12, as amended by SL 2011-175, to modify the appointment method for trustees of Stanly Community College, providing that the four trustees appointed under Group Two by the Governor must now be appointed by the General Assembly. The Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate must each recommend two individuals for appointment. The Speaker of the House will make recommendations for the terms expiring in 2017 and 2019, with the President Pro Tempore recommending individuals for terms expiring in 2018 and 2020. 

    Makes conforming and technical changes. 

    Amends the process for filling any vacancies that have occurred, requiring vacancies in Group One to be filled by the agencies authorized to select trustees for that group. Provides that if a vacancy is not filled within 60 days in Group One, then the Governor can fill the vacancy by appointment. Adds language requiring vacancies in Group Two to be filled pursuant to GS 120-122 (Vacancies in legislative appointments) (previously, all vacancies were to be filled by the agency or agencies authorized to select the trustees of that group).

    Provides that the current members of the Stanly Community College Board of Trustees will serve the remainder of their terms. As terms expire or a vacancy occurs trustee members will be appointed in accordance with GS 115D-12, as amended by this act.  If a vacancy occurs in a Group Two seat that was appointed by the Governor, that seat will be filled by joint recommendation of the Speaker of the House and President Pro Tempore of the Senate. Once that term expires, the new trustee will be appointed in accordance with GS 115D-12, as amended by this act.

    This act applies only to Stanly Community College. 


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