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Senate Bill No. 14

Public Act No. 06-34

AN ACT CONCERNING THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE COMMUNITY-TECHNICAL COLLEGES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Subsection (a) of section 10a-71 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2006):

(a) There shall be a Board of Trustees for Community-Technical Colleges to consist, except as otherwise provided in this section, of twenty-four persons, twenty-two to be appointed by the Governor, who shall reflect the state's geographic, racial and ethnic diversity, one of whom shall be a regional community college or regional community-technical college alumnus and one of whom shall be a regional technical college or regional community-technical college alumnus and two to be elected by the students enrolled at the institutions under the jurisdiction of said board. Except as otherwise provided, members appointed by the Governor shall serve for terms of six years each from July first in the year of their appointment. On or before August 15, 1989, the Governor shall appoint one member who shall be a regional technical or community-technical college alumnus for a term which shall expire on June 30, 1995, to replace the regional community college alumnus whose term expires June 30, 1989, and eight members who shall have expertise and experience in business, labor, industry or the technical occupations, three for terms which shall expire on June 30, 1991, three for terms which shall expire on June 30, 1993, and two for terms which shall expire June 30, 1995. Thereafter the Governor shall appoint members of said board to succeed those appointees whose terms expire, except that (1) with respect to the members of such board of trustees who were members of the Board of Trustees of the Regional Community Colleges prior to July 1, 1989, the Governor shall appoint two members to replace the four members whose terms expire on June 30, 1991, and shall appoint four members, one of whom shall be a regional community or community-technical college alumnus, to replace the five members whose terms expire on June 30, 1993, and (2) with respect to the members of the board appointed on or after July 1, 1989, and on or before August 15, 1989, the Governor shall appoint one member to replace the three members whose terms expire on June 30, 1991, and shall appoint two members to replace the three members whose terms expire on June 30, 1993. On and after July 1, 1993, the board shall at all times include at least six members who have expertise and experience in business, labor or industry. On and after July 1, 1999, the board shall at all times include at least one member from each county in which a community-technical college is located. On and after July 1, 2010, the board shall at all times include at least two members who have, through education or experience, an understanding of relevant accounting principles and practices and financial statements.

Approved May 8, 2006