ROCKINGHAM COMMUNITY COLLEGE BOT. (NEW)

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Senate Bill 256 (Local) Filed Thursday, March 11, 2021
AN ACT TO MODIFY THE APPOINTMENT METHOD FOR THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF ROCKINGHAM COMMUNITY COLLEGE.
Intro. by Jarvis, Lazzara, Ford.

Status: Ch. SL 2022-10 (Jun 15 2022)

SOG comments (1):

Long title change

House committee substitute to the 2nd edition changed the long title. Previous long title was AN ACT TO PERMIT INCREASED ACCESS TO OUTDOOR SPORTING FACILITIES IN PUBLIC AND NONPUBLIC HIGH SCHOOLS IN CERTAIN COUNTIES.

 

Bill History:

S 256/S.L. 2022-10

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Jun 15 2022 - More information

    AN ACT TO MODIFY THE APPOINTMENT METHOD FOR THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF ROCKINGHAM COMMUNITY COLLEGE. SL 2022-10. Enacted June 15, 2022. Effective June 15, 2022.


  • Summary date: Jun 8 2022 - More information

    House committee substitute replaces the content of the 2nd edition with the following.

    Applicable to Rockingham Community College only, amends GS 115D-12 to modify the college's board of trustees to include two rather than four trustees elected by the board of education of the surrounding public school administrative area, four rather than six trustees elected by the Rockingham County board of commissioners, and four trustees appointed by the NCGA (was, by the Governor). Provides the procedure for legislative appointment of trustees, with the Speaker of the House of Representatives making recommendations for appointments for members to terms expiring 2023 and 2025, and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate making recommendations for appointments for members to terms expiring 2022 and 2024, with legislative appointments every four years thereafter, respectively. Requires vacancies for legislatively appointed members to be filled pursuant to GS 120-122. 

    Requires gubernatorially elected trustees to serve the remainder of their term, and sets forth the procedure for filling any vacancy occurring in a gubernatorially appointed seat, with recommendation to the Governor by either the Speaker or the President Pro Tempore, depending on the term expiration. Otherwise, requires appointment and filling vacancies pursuant to GS 115D-12, as amended. 


  • Summary date: Mar 17 2021 - More information

    Senate committee substitute amends the 1st edition as follows. 

    Adds Cabarrus County to the scope of the act. Limits the act's applicability to any time when the occupancy capacity of outdoor sporting events is limited to less than 50% by an emergency executive order, secretarial order, or directive related to the COVID-19 pandemic. 


  • Summary date: Mar 11 2021 - More information

    Includes whereas clauses. Limits the act to Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Johnston, Jones, Montgomery, Nash, Rowan, and Stanly counties.

    Allows all public and nonpublic high schools to limit the number of spectators at outdoor sporting events for the remainder of the scheduled 2020-21 school year, as follows. Defines spectator to exclude athletes, school employees, entertainers, and event support staff. Caps spectators at 50% capacity of an outdoor facility's approved occupancy capacity under the fire code, or no more than seven persons for every 1,000 feet for those without an approved occupancy capacity. Provides that for outdoor sporting facilities allowing spectators to bring their own seats, individuals sitting in their own seats do not count toward the limit on the number of spectators so long as those individuals maintain at least six feet of distance between themselves and anyone outside of their family. Requires high schools to comply with the requirements of the StrongSchoolsNC Public Health Toolkit as it existed on February 2, 2021, and the Interim Guidance for Administrators and Participants of Youth and Amateur Sports Programs as it existed on January 28, 2021, in allowing access to outdoor sporting facilities so long as the requirements are consistent with the act's provisions.  Does not prohibit a school's implementation of stricter access to outdoor sporting events at that school. 


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