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Sponsors: Senators Turner and Hembree
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Introduced in the Senate on March 1, 2018
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Education
Summary: Higher education
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3/1/2018 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 7) 3/1/2018 Senate Referred to Committee on Education (Senate Journal-page 7)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
TO AMEND SECTIONS 59-103-15(B)(4) AND 59-103-15(C) OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE MISSIONS AND GOALS OF INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING, TO AUTHORIZE AN APPLIED BACCALAUREATE IN MANUFACTURING DEGREE IF STATE FUNDS ARE NOT APPROPRIATED FOR THE OPERATIONS OF THE DEGREE PROGRAM.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 59-103-15(B)(4) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"(4) State technical and comprehensive education system
(a) all post-secondary vocational, technical, and occupational diploma and associate degree programs leading directly to employment or maintenance of employment and associate degree programs which enable students to gain access to other post-secondary education;
(b) up-to-date and appropriate occupational and technical training for adults;
(c) special school programs that provide training for prospective employees for prospective and existing industry in order to enhance the economic development of South Carolina;
(d) public service to the State and the local community;
(e) continue to remain technical, vocational, or occupational colleges with a mission as stated in item (4) and primarily focused on technical education and the economic development of the State;
(f) subject to subsection (C), an applied baccalaureate in Manufacturing degree approved first by the Board for Technical and Comprehensive Education and then the Commission on Higher Education."
SECTION 2. Section 59-103-15(C) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"(C) Notwithstanding subsection (B), the
doctoral degrees set forth in subsection (B)(2) (c), (d) , and (e) and (B)(4)(f) are only allowed so long as new state general funds are not appropriated for the operations of the degree program."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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