First Substitute S.B. 38
8 LONG TITLE
9 General Description:
10 This bill establishes the Snow College Concurrent Education Program.
11 Highlighted Provisions:
12 This bill:
13 . requires Snow College to establish and administer the Snow College Concurrent
14 Education Program to provide:
15 . concurrent enrollment courses delivered through interactive video conferencing;
17 . advisory support to secondary school students.
18 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
19 This bill appropriates:
20 . to Snow College - Education and General, as an ongoing appropriation:
21 . from the Education Fund, $1,300,000.
22 Other Special Clauses:
23 This bill provides an effective date.
24 Utah Code Sections Affected:
26 53B-16-205.5 , Utah Code Annotated 1953
28 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
29 Section 1. Section 53B-16-205.5 is enacted to read:
30 53B-16-205.5. Snow College Concurrent Education Program.
31 (1) As used in this section:
32 (a) "Interactive video conferencing" means two-way, real-time transmission of audio
33 and video signals between devices or computers at two or more locations.
34 (b) "Program" means the Snow College Concurrent Education Program.
35 (2) Consistent with policies established by the State Board of Regents, Snow College
36 shall establish and administer, subject to legislative appropriations, the Snow College
37 Concurrent Education Program to provide:
38 (a) a consistent two-year schedule of concurrent enrollment courses delivered through
39 interactive video conferencing to secondary school students;
40 (b) a pathway for a secondary school student to earn college credits that:
41 (i) apply toward earning an Associate of Science or Associate of Arts degree; or
42 (ii) satisfy scholarship requirements or other objectives that best meet the needs of an
43 individual student; and
44 (c) advisory support to secondary school students who participate in the program and
45 the secondary school students' school counselors to ensure that students' concurrent enrollment
46 courses align with the students' academic and career goals.
47 Section 2. Appropriation.
48 Under the terms and conditions of Title 63J, Chapter 1, Budgetary Procedures Act, for
49 the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014, and ending June 30, 2015, the following sums of money
50 are appropriated from resources not otherwise appropriated, or reduced from amounts
51 previously appropriated, out of the funds or accounts indicated. These sums of money are in
52 addition to any amounts previously appropriated for fiscal year 2015.
53 To Snow College - Education and General
54 From Education Fund
55 Schedule of Programs:
56 Education and General $1,300,000
57 Under Section 63J-1-603 , the Legislature intends that appropriations provided in this
58 section are:
59 (1) to be used to carry out the requirements of Section 53B-16-205.5 ;
60 (2) ongoing, subject to availability of funds; and
61 (3) nonlapsing.
62 Section 3. Effective date.
63 (1) Except as provided in Subsection (2), this bill takes effect on May 13, 2014.
64 (2) Uncodified Section 2, Appropriation, takes effect on July 1, 2014.
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