Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 4580Ratification Number: 430Act Number: 373Primary Sponsor: PhillipsType of Legislation: GBSubject: Tuition assistance for faculty in state-supported schoolDate Bill Passed both Bodies: May 05, 1992Computer Document Number: DKA/3744.ALGovernor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: May 19, 1992Introduced Date: Mar 19, 1992Date of Last Amendment: Apr 29, 1992Last History Body: ------Last History Date: May 19, 1992Last History Type: Act No. 373Scope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: PhillipsType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- 4580 ------ May 19, 1992 Act No. 373 4580 ------ May 19, 1992 Signed by Governor 4580 ------ May 13, 1992 Ratified R 430 4580 House May 05, 1992 Concurred in Senate amendment, enrolled for ratification 4580 Senate Apr 29, 1992 Amended, read third time, returned to House with amendments 4580 Senate Apr 23, 1992 Read second time, notice of general amendments 4580 Senate Apr 22, 1992 Committee Report: Favorable 04 4580 Senate Apr 06, 1992 Introduced, read first time, 04 referred to Committee 4580 House Apr 03, 1992 Read third time, sent to Senate 4580 House Apr 02, 1992 Amended, read second time, unanimous consent for third reading on Friday, April 3, 1992 4580 House Mar 25, 1992 Committee Report: Favorable 21 with amendment 4580 House Mar 19, 1992 Introduced, read first time, 21 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A373, R430, H4580)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-111-15 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE ANY STATE-SUPPORTED COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY OR ANY STATE-SUPPORTED POST-HIGH SCHOOL VOCATIONAL OR TECHNICAL COLLEGE TO PROVIDE CERTAIN TUITION ASSISTANCE FOR ITS PERMANENT FACULTY AND STAFF; AND TO AMEND SECTION 59-103-50, RELATING TO THE ADVISORY COUNCIL OF PRIVATE COLLEGE PRESIDENTS, SO AS TO REDUCE THE TERMS OF MEMBERS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 59-111-15. State-supported colleges or universities and state-supported post-high school vocational or technical colleges are authorized to provide assistance for educational expenses, including the payment, reimbursement, or remission of tuition or fees, to its permanent faculty and staff. The assistance authorized by this section is not considered a perquisite of office or employment. Permanent faculty and staff are not entitled to assistance provided in this section for more than four credit hours a semester. The credit hours generated by individuals receiving assistance under this section may not be used in computing the higher education funding formula and may not have an impact on the level of funding an institution receives."
Advisory Council of Private College Presidents
SECTION 2. Section 59-103-50 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 59-103-50. There shall be established, under the auspices of the commission, an Advisory Council of Private College Presidents to counsel with and advise the commission with regard to matters concerning nonpublic colleges and their role in overall programs of higher education in the State. The council shall consist of eight members selected by the South Carolina College Council. Terms of members shall be for two years. A chairman shall be elected by the members. The council shall meet upon the call of the chairman and shall meet at least once annually with the commission. The members of the council serving on this section's effective date may continue to serve until the expiration of their terms."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Approved the 19th day of May, 1992.