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A56, R82, S480
Sponsors: Senator Hutto
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Introduced in the Senate on February 28, 2017
Introduced in the House on April 18, 2017
Last Amended on April 27, 2017
Passed by the General Assembly on May 9, 2017
Governor's Action: May 19, 2017, Signed
Summary: Denmark Technical College
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/28/2017 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 12) 2/28/2017 Senate Referred to Committee on Education (Senate Journal-page 12) 3/22/2017 Senate Committee report: Favorable Education (Senate Journal-page 11) 4/5/2017 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 37) 4/6/2017 Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 107) 4/6/2017 Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 107) 4/6/2017 Senate Roll call Ayes-43 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 107) 4/18/2017 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 9) 4/18/2017 House Referred to Committee on Ways and Means (House Journal-page 9) 4/26/2017 House Recalled from Committee on Ways and Means (House Journal-page 72) 4/27/2017 House Amended (House Journal-page 26) 4/27/2017 House Read second time (House Journal-page 26) 4/27/2017 House Roll call Yeas-86 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 28) 4/27/2017 House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day (House Journal-page 29) 4/28/2017 House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments (House Journal-page 2) 4/28/2017 Scrivener's error corrected 5/9/2017 Senate Concurred in House amendment and enrolled (Senate Journal-page 80) 5/9/2017 Senate Roll call Ayes-33 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 80) 5/15/2017 Ratified R 82 5/19/2017 Signed By Governor 5/25/2017 Effective date See Act 5/31/2017 Act No. 56
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(A56, R82, S480)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-53-600 SO AS TO DEVOLVE TEMPORARILY THE POWERS, DUTIES, AND OBLIGATIONS OF THE DENMARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE AREA COMMISSION UPON THE STATE BOARD FOR TECHNICAL AND COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION, TO REQUIRE THE STATE BOARD TO ISSUE QUARTERLY STATUS REPORTS AND TO STUDY THE MOST EFFECTIVE, EFFICIENT DELIVERY OF TECHNICAL COLLEGE EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES IN CERTAIN COUNTIES; AND TO REPEAL THIS SECTION ON NOVEMBER 1, 2018.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Denmark Technical College
SECTION 1. Article 8, Chapter 53, Title 59 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 59-53-600. (A) Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, during the time period beginning May 1, 2017, and ending November 1, 2018, all powers, duties, and obligations vested in the Denmark Technical College Area Commission, as provided in this article, are devolved upon and become the powers, duties, and obligations of the State Board for Technical and Comprehensive Education. The state board shall consult with and receive input from the Denmark Technical College Area Commission. On November 1, 2018, all powers, duties, and obligations vested in the state board pursuant to this section shall revert back to the Denmark Technical College Area Commission.
(B) During the eighteen-month period beginning on May 1, 2017, the state board shall provide quarterly status reports to the Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee and the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee concerning its activities in relation to Denmark Technical College, its operations, financial standing, recruitment and retention of students, actions taken to stabilize the college, and any other matters the state board deems relevant.
(C) In addition to other activities undertaken by the state board pursuant to this section, the state board shall study the most effective, efficient delivery of technical college educational opportunities to Allendale, Bamberg, and Barnwell Counties. The committee shall seek the input of stakeholders in the service area, including stakeholders from local governments, school districts, and area businesses and economic development organizations. The committee shall report its findings and recommendations no later than February 1, 2018. The report shall be submitted to the state board, the Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, and the Governor."
SECTION 2. Section 59-53-600 is repealed November 1, 2018.
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval of the Governor.
Ratified the 15th day of May, 2017.
Approved the 19th day of May, 2017.
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