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H.B. 340

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SNOW COLLEGE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND

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WORKFORCE PREPARATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE

             3     
2013 GENERAL SESSION

             4     
STATE OF UTAH

             5     
Chief Sponsor: Kay L. McIff

             6     
Senate Sponsor: Ralph Okerlund

             7     
             8      LONG TITLE
             9      General Description:
             10          This bill modifies a committee to create the Snow College Economic Development and
             11      Workforce Preparation Advisory Committee.
             12      Highlighted Provisions:
             13          This bill:
             14          .    creates the Snow College Economic Development and Workforce Preparation
             15      Advisory Committee by modifying the name, membership, and duties of the Snow
             16      College Career and Technical Education Advisory Committee.
             17      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             18          None
             19      Other Special Clauses:
             20          None
             21      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             22      AMENDS:
             23          53B-2a-103, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapters 211 and 286
             24          53B-16-206, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 346
             25     
             26      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             27          Section 1. Section 53B-2a-103 is amended to read:


             28           53B-2a-103. Utah College of Applied Technology Board of Trustees --
             29      Membership -- Terms -- Vacancies -- Oath -- Officers -- Quorum -- Committees --
             30      Compensation.
             31          (1) There is created the Utah College of Applied Technology Board of Trustees,
             32      composed of the following members:
             33          (a) one member of the State Board of Education appointed by the chair of the State
             34      Board of Education, to serve as a nonvoting member;
             35          (b) one member of the State Board of Regents appointed by the chair of the State
             36      Board of Regents, to serve as a nonvoting member;
             37          (c) one member representing business and industry employers from the campus board
             38      of directors of each applied technology college campus appointed by a majority vote of the
             39      business and industry employer members of the campus board;
             40          (d) one member representing business and industry employers from the Snow College
             41      [career and technical education advisory committee] Economic Development and Workforce
             42      Preparation Advisory Committee appointed by a majority of the business and industry
             43      employer members of the advisory committee;
             44          (e) one member representing business and industry employers from the Utah State
             45      University-College of Eastern Utah career and technical education advisory committee
             46      appointed by a majority of the business and industry employer members of the advisory
             47      committee;
             48          (f) one member representing business and industry employers from the Salt Lake
             49      Community College School of Applied Technology Board of Directors appointed by a majority
             50      of the business and industry employer members of the board of directors;
             51          (g) one business or industry employer representative appointed by the governor with
             52      the consent of the Senate from nominations submitted by the speaker of the House of
             53      Representatives and president of the Senate;
             54          (h) one representative of union craft, trade, or apprenticeship programs that prepare
             55      workers for employment in career and technical education fields, appointed by the governor
             56      with the consent of the Senate;
             57          (i) one representative of non-union craft, trade, or apprenticeship programs that prepare
             58      workers for employment in career and technical education fields, appointed by the governor


             59      with the consent of the Senate;
             60          (j) the commissioner of higher education; and
             61          (k) the executive director of the Governor's Office of Economic Development or the
             62      executive director's designee.
             63          (2) (a) In making appointments to the board of trustees, the governor shall consider:
             64          (i) individuals from the state at large with due consideration for geographical
             65      representation;
             66          (ii) individuals recognized for their knowledge and expertise; and
             67          (iii) individuals who represent current and emerging business and industry sectors of
             68      the state.
             69          (b) Appointments to the board shall be made on a nonpartisan basis.
             70          (3) (a) Except as provided under Subsection (3)(b), members of the board of trustees
             71      shall be appointed commencing on July 1 of each odd-numbered year to a four-year term.
             72          (b) Initial terms of the board members beginning on July 1, 2009 shall be staggered
             73      with two-year and four-year terms so that approximately one-half of the members' terms will
             74      expire in any odd-numbered year.
             75          (c) An appointed member holds office until a successor is appointed and qualified.
             76          (4) When a vacancy occurs in the membership for any reason, the replacement shall be
             77      appointed for the unexpired term.
             78          (5) (a) Each member shall take the official oath of office prior to assuming the office.
             79          (b) The oath shall be filed with the Division of Archives and Records Services.
             80          (6) The board of trustees shall elect a chair and vice chair, who serve for two years and
             81      until their successors are elected and qualified.
             82          (7) (a) The board of trustees may enact bylaws for its own government, including
             83      provision for regular meetings.
             84          (b) (i) The board of trustees may provide for an executive committee in its bylaws.
             85          (ii) If established, the committee shall have full authority of the board of trustees to act
             86      upon routine matters during the interim between board of trustees meetings.
             87          (iii) The committee may act on nonroutine matters only under extraordinary and
             88      emergency circumstances.
             89          (iv) The committee shall report its activities to the board of trustees at its next regular


             90      meeting following the action.
             91          (8) A quorum shall be required to conduct business which shall consist of a majority of
             92      voting board of trustee members.
             93          (9) The board of trustees may establish advisory committees.
             94          (10) A member may not receive compensation or benefits for the member's service, but
             95      may receive per diem and travel expenses in accordance with:
             96          (a) Section 63A-3-106 ;
             97          (b) Section 63A-3-107 ; and
             98          (c) rules made by the Division of Finance pursuant to Sections 63A-3-106 and
             99      63A-3-107 .
             100          Section 2. Section 53B-16-206 is amended to read:
             101           53B-16-206. Snow College Economic Development and Workforce Preparation
             102      Advisory Committee -- Membership -- Duties.
             103          (1) [The] Snow College [Richfield campus] shall have [a career and technical
             104      education advisory committee] the Snow College Economic Development and Workforce
             105      Preparation Advisory Committee composed of the following [19] 12 members:
             106          (a) one [elected local school board member] economic development professional
             107      appointed by the [board of education for the] Juab [School District] County legislative body;
             108          (b) one [elected local school board member] economic development professional
             109      appointed by the [board of education for the] Millard [School District] County legislative body;
             110          [(c) one elected local school board member appointed by the board of education for the
             111      Tintic School District;]
             112          [(d)] (c) one [elected local school board member] economic development professional
             113      appointed by the [board of education for the North] Sanpete [School District] County
             114      legislative body;
             115          [(e) one elected local school board member appointed by the board of education for the
             116      South Sanpete School District;]
             117          [(f)] (d) one [elected local school board member] economic development professional
             118      appointed by the [board of education for the] Wayne [School District] County legislative body;
             119          [(g)] (e) one [elected local school board member] economic development professional
             120      appointed by the [board of education for the] Piute [School District] County legislative body;


             121          [(h)] (f) one [elected local school board member] economic development professional
             122      appointed by the [board of education for the] Sevier [School District] County legislative body;
             123          [(i) one member of the Snow College board of trustees appointed by the president of
             124      Snow College; and]
             125          [(j) 10] (g) four representatives of business or industry employers within the region
             126      appointed by the [president of] Snow College Board of Trustees from nominations of the
             127      members appointed under Subsections (1)(a) through [(i).] (f);
             128          (h) one public education school district superintendent, appointed by the Snow College
             129      Board of Trustees, chosen from the school district superintendents serving in the Juab, Millard,
             130      Tintic, North Sanpete, South Sanpete, Wayne, Piute, and Sevier School Districts; and
             131          (i) one public education school district career and technical education director,
             132      appointed by the Snow College Board of Trustees, chosen from the career and technical
             133      education directors serving in the Juab, Millard, Tintic, North Sanpete, South Sanpete, Wayne,
             134      Piute, and Sevier School Districts.
             135          (2) (a) Except as provided in Subsection (2)(b), a member of the Snow College
             136      Economic Development and Workforce Preparation Advisory Committee shall serve for a term
             137      of four years.
             138          (b) The president of Snow College shall adjust the length of the terms to ensure that the
             139      terms of committee members are staggered so that approximately half of the committee
             140      members are appointed every two years.
             141          (3) The members of the Snow College Economic Development and Workforce
             142      Preparation Advisory Committee shall elect a chair of the committee from the committee's
             143      membership.
             144          (4) The Snow College Economic Development and Workforce Preparation Advisory
             145      Committee shall meet upon the call of the chair or a majority of the committee members.
             146          [(2)] (5) The [career and technical education advisory committee] Snow College
             147      Economic Development and Workforce Preparation Advisory Committee shall:
             148          (a) assess the economic development needs of central Utah and advise Snow College
             149      on how the college can improve the effectiveness of its efforts to assist business, industry, and
             150      local governments in efforts to expand economic activity and enhance the local economy; and
             151          (b) review educational programs offered by Snow College, including career and


             152      technical education programs, and advise Snow College on how the college can improve its
             153      efforts to prepare students for employment in the region and enhance the skills of workers who
             154      are already employed.
             155          [(a) after consulting with Snow College and local school districts within its region,
             156      prepare a comprehensive strategic plan for delivering career and technical education within its
             157      region;]
             158          [(b) make recommendations regarding what skills are needed for employment in Utah
             159      businesses and industries;]
             160          [(c) recommend programs based upon the information gathered in accordance with
             161      Subsection (2)(b);]
             162          [(d) review annual program evaluations;]
             163          [(e) provide counsel, support, and recommendations for updating and improving the
             164      effectiveness of career and technical education programs and services, including expedited
             165      program approval and termination of procedures, consistent with Board of Regents' policy;]
             166          [(f) monitor program advisory committees and other advisory groups to provide
             167      counsel, support, and recommendations for updating and improving the effectiveness of
             168      training programs and services; and]
             169          [(g) coordinate with local school boards, school districts, and charter schools to meet
             170      the career and technical education needs of secondary students.]




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    as of 2-18-13 9:33 AM


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