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A432, R220, H4394
Sponsors: Reps. W.D. Smith, Littlejohn, Mitchell, Mahaffey, Talley, Walker and Sinclair
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Introduced in the House on January 10, 2006
Introduced in the Senate on January 12, 2006
Passed by the General Assembly on January 17, 2006
Governor's Action: February 6, 2006, Vetoed
Legislative veto action(s): Veto overridden
Summary: Spartanburg County Commission for Technical and Community Education
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/10/2006 House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference HJ-51 1/11/2006 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Sinclair 1/11/2006 House Read second time HJ-17 1/12/2006 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-13 1/12/2006 Senate Introduced, read first time, placed on local & uncontested calendar SJ-10 1/12/2006 Senate Unanimous consent for second and third readings on next two consecutive legislative days SJ-10 1/13/2006 Senate Read second time 1/17/2006 Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-11 1/31/2006 Ratified R 220 2/6/2006 Vetoed by Governor 2/9/2006 House Veto overridden by originating body Yeas-14 Nays-1 HJ-19 2/15/2006 Senate Veto overridden Yeas-30 Nays-9 SJ-17 2/21/2006 Copies available 2/21/2006 Effective date 02/15/06 10/17/2006 Act No. 432
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(A432, R220, H4394)
AN ACT TO AMEND ACT 906 OF 1962, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SPARTANBURG COUNTY COMMISSION FOR TECHNICAL EDUCATION, SO AS TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE COMMISSION TO THE SPARTANBURG COUNTY COMMISSION FOR TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND TO AUTHORIZE THE COMMISSION TO NAME THE EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION CREATED BY IT AS THE SPARTANBURG COMMUNITY COLLEGE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Name of commission changed
SECTION 1. Section 1 of Act 906 of 1962, as last amended by Act 229 of 1993, is further amended to read:
"Section 1. There is created the Spartanburg County Commission for Technical and Community Education which is a body politic and corporate and consists of thirteen members. The present members of the Spartanburg County Committee for Technical and Community Education shall continue to hold office as members of this commission for the terms for which they have been appointed, and the new members thereafter are appointed by the Governor for terms of four years each, upon the recommendation of a majority of the Spartanburg County Legislative Delegation. Each of the seven school districts of the county shall have one member, four members must be appointed from the county at large. Of the four at-large members, no two members may be from the same district. The Chairman of the Spartanburg County Planning and Development Board and the Chairman of the County District Superintendents of Education or a designated alternative superintendent are ex officio members. The commission shall meet as soon after appointment as practicable and shall organize by electing a chairman and other officers as it considers necessary. Thereafter, the commission shall meet upon the call of the chairman or a majority of its members. It shall make periodic reports of its activities and progress to the legislative delegation and the board of education."
Name of institution authorized to be changed
SECTION 2. Section 2 of Act 906 of 1962, as last amended by Act 229 of 1993, is further amended to read:
"Section 2. (A) The commission is responsible for the development and implementation of an adequate vocational and technical training program, which includes, but is not limited to, the following:
(1) a crash program coordinated with our industrial expansion effort which will provide immediate training for established industries and provide immediate training for particular industries;
(2) technical training programs primarily designed to train high school graduates as technicians for initial employment in industry; and
(3) provide trade extension courses to persons who desire employment in industries and also to those presently employed who wish to improve their skills.
(B) The commission, in carrying out these programs, shall cooperate with all school districts and all county, state, and federal agencies designed to further technical education. The commission may purchase or lease equipment, hire personnel, including a president and instructors, enter into contracts, make regulations, and do other things necessary to carry out the provisions of this act, or to qualify to receive state or federal aid under any present or future statute, policy, or regulation. The commission is considered an operating unit under the general laws governing the lending of funds for capital improvements by the State Educational Finance Commission.
(C) The educational institution created by the commission, in its discretion, may be named Spartanburg Technical College, Spartanburg Community College, or any variation the commission considers appropriate. However, for purposes of all provisions of law governing the operation of the institution, it shall be considered a technical college."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 31st day of January, 2006.
Vetoed by the Governor -- 2/6/06.
Veto overridden by House -- 2/9/06.
Veto overridden by Senate -- 2/15/06.
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