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Sponsors: Senator O'Dell
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Introduced in the Senate on January 24, 2006
Introduced in the House on January 31, 2006
Passed by the General Assembly on February 2, 2006
Governor's Action: February 21, 2006, Vetoed
Legislative veto action(s): Veto sustained
Summary: Tri-County Technical and Community College District and Commission
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/24/2006 Senate Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference SJ-7 1/25/2006 Senate Read second time SJ-14 1/26/2006 Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-15 1/31/2006 House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference HJ-7 2/1/2006 House Read second time HJ-66 2/2/2006 House Read third time and enrolled HJ-16 2/15/2006 Ratified R 229 2/21/2006 Vetoed by Governor 2/22/2006 Senate Veto sustained Yeas-0 Nays-44 SJ-13
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AN ACT TO AMEND SECTIONS 59-53-210 AND 59-53-240, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF THE TRI-COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT AND THE TRI-COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE COMMISSION AND THE EDUCATION INSTITUTION CREATED AND OPERATED BY THE COMMISSION, SO AS TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE DISTRICT TO THE TRI-COUNTY TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT, TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE COMMISSION TO THE TRI-COUNTY TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE COMMISSION, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE COMMISSION TO NAME THE EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION CREATED AND OPERATED BY IT AS THE TRI-COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 59-53-210 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 59-53-210. There is created the Tri-County Technical and Community College District, consisting of the counties of Anderson, Oconee, and Pickens, controlled and managed by a commission known as the Tri-County Technical and Community College Commission."
SECTION 2. Section 59-53-240 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 59-53-240. (A) The commission shall provide for the creation, maintenance, and operation of a technical and community college to be located in one of the three counties as the commission designates, and there must be developed and carried out at the college a program of adult pre-employment, adult extension, and high school pre-employment training for residents of the district and other persons the commission designates upon the terms the commission requires.
(B) The educational institution created by the commission, in its discretion, may be named Tri-County Technical College, Tri-County Community College, or any variation the commission considers appropriate. However, for purposes of all provisions of law governing the operation of the institution, it is considered a technical college."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 15th day of February, 2006.
President of the Senate
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Approved the ____________ day of _____________________2006.
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