A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE EXPANSION OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF BEAUFORT COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE; TO PROVIDE THAT BEAUFORT COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE SHALL SERVE ALL OF WASHINGTON COUNTY; AND TO DIRECT THE STATE BOARD OF COMMUNITY COLLEGES TO REVIEW SERVICE AREAS THAT INCLUDE MULTIPLE COMMUNITY COLLEGES FOR ONE COUNTY. Enacted July 23, 2015. Section 2 is effective August 1, 2015. The remainder is effective July 23, 2015.
Summary date: Jul 27 2015 - View Summary
Summary date: Jul 15 2015 - View Summary
Senate committee substitute makes the following changes.
Changes the effective date of Section 2 of the act (which requires the State Board of Community Colleges to designate all of Washington County in the service area of Beaufort County Community College) from July 1, 2015, to August 1, 2015, and adds that the Section applies to enrollments for the 2015 fall academic semester and beyond.
Summary date: Apr 16 2015 - View Summary
House amendment makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.
Amends GS 115D-5 to add a new subsection (w), which directs the State Board of Community Colleges (Board) to review, at minimum every five years, service areas that include counties assigned to more than one community college to determine if it is practicable to continue to assign those counties to more than one community college. Directs the Board to revise service areas as needed to ensure that counties are effectively served. Requires the Board to complete its first review and any revisions no later than March 1, 2016, and to submit its report to the Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee (Committee) no later than March 1, 2016. Requires that all subsequent reviews and revisions also be submitted to the Committee.
Makes conforming changes to the bill's long title to reflect the change in bill content.
Summary date: Apr 14 2015 - View Summary
House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition:
Amends GS 115D-12(a) to provide that the four trustees elected to the managing board of the Beaufort County Community College from the group two designation, are appointed by the board of commissioners of the county in which the main campus of the institution is located (previously, language stated they were appointed by the board in the county where the institution was located, with provisions for institutions in more than one county).
Makes conforming changes.
Summary date: Mar 30 2015 - View Summary
As title indicates. Makes the requirement that the State Board of Community Colleges designate all of Washington County as within the Beaufort County Community College service area effective July 1, 2015.