SB104 (2017) Detail

(New Title) relative to career and technical education.


CHAPTER 110

SB 104 - FINAL VERSION

 

02/23/2017   0501s

04/27/2017   1659EBA

 

2017 SESSION

17-0945

04/03

 

SENATE BILL 104

 

AN ACT relative to career and technical education.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. D'Allesandro, Dist 20; Sen. Feltes, Dist 15; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5; Sen. Kahn, Dist 10; Sen. Lasky, Dist 13; Rep. Grenier, Sull. 7; Rep. Burton, Straf. 6

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill changes references from "vocational" education to "career and technical" education.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

02/23/2017   0501s

04/27/2017   1659EBA 17-0945

04/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to career and technical education.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

110:1  Career and Technical Education; Advisory Committees.  Amend RSA 188-E:4-a to read as follows:

188-E:4-a  Advisory Committees.  

I.  Each designated region shall have a regional advisory committee consisting of representatives from each sending district and the receiving district.  Appointees from each district shall represent a reasonable balance [among] of the [recognized vocational areas including, but not limited to, agriculture, marketing and distribution, health, home economics, office occupations, and trades and industry] career cluster areas in the region's approved career and technical education programs.  Each regional advisory committee shall have at least 7 members representative of the districts and [vocational] career and technical education areas and at least one member shall be a certified high school counselor.

II.  The regional advisory committee shall advise the receiving district school board on matters related to [vocational] career and technical education but shall have no legal authority with respect to such board's responsibility.

III.  Each regional [vocational]career and technical education center shall have active [craft] program advisory committees representing each [vocational area]  approved career and technical education program established at the center.  Said [craft] program advisory committees shall advise the regional advisory committee on matters relating to their particular [vocational area] approved career and technical education program but shall have no legal authority with respect to the regional advisory committee's responsibility.

110:2  Career and Technical Education; Funding for Renovation and Expansion.  Amend the introductory paragraph of RSA 188-E:10, I to read as follows:

I.  The department of education is responsible for maintaining a statewide system of regional vocational education centers to provide and allow for a variety of career and technical education programs funded within state budget appropriations.  The treasurer of the state of New Hampshire is hereby authorized to make funds available to the department of education for the renovation and expansion of qualified regional [vocational]career and technical education centers or regional [vocational] career and technical education programs authorized in the capital budget, provided that:

110:3  Career and Technical Education; Funding for Renovation and Expansion.  Amend RSA 188-E:10, I (f)(8) to read as follows:

(8)  Is a regional [vocational] career and technical education center within a public school, or a public academy as defined in RSA 194:23, II, in the state of New Hampshire.

110:4  Career and Technical Education; Funding for Renovation and Expansion.  Amend RSA 188-E:10, II to read as follows:

II.  The renovation and expansion reserve funding required by subparagraph I(d) may be funded through local community funds, [vocational] career and technical education tuition payments, gifts, contributions, and bequests of unrestricted funds from individuals, foundations, corporations, organizations, or institutions.  School districts shall consider priority funding for programs certified or needing additional funds to become certified as set forth in subparagraph I(b).

110:5  Career and Technical Education; Equipment and Instruction Program.  Amend RSA 188-E:11 to read as follows:

188-E:11  Equipment and Instruction Program; Revolving Fund.

I.  There is established an equipment and instruction program in which any regional [vocational] career and technical education center may establish a revolving fund to be used for capital improvement costs for the replacement or upgrading of equipment, or for aiding instruction in the various [vocational] career and technical education programs offered by the center.  The fund shall be used to pay necessary costs of equipment and related instructional materials which are required to provide up-to-date adult, business and industry training, re-training or customized programs.

II.  If a revolving fund is established, the revenues from non-school district sources generated by [vocational] career and technical educational programs in excess of legitimate and customary school district expenses shall be placed in the fund.  Such revenues shall include, but are not limited to, profits from program operations consisting of capitalization costs calculated as part of rental services, cash gifts to [vocational] career and technical education programs, and moneys from the sale of donated equipment.  The revolving fund shall be established as a separate school district account and shall be used only for the purposes specified in paragraph I.

110:6  Career and Technical Education; Subdivision Heading Amended.  Amend RSA 188-E:12 to read as follows:

Secondary [Vocational] Career and Technical Education Programs

110:7  Career and Technical Education; Secondary Career and Technical Education Programs.  Amend RSA 188-E:12 to read as follows:

188-E:12  Secondary [Vocational] Career and Technical Education Programs; Federal Authorization.  In accordance with 20 U.S.C. sec. 9271, the state shall include in its unified plan, all secondary [vocational] career and technical education programs authorized under 20 U.S.C. 2301 et seq., known as the Carl D. Perkins [Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act of 1998] Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.

110:8  Pre-Engineering Technology Curriculum.  Amend RSA 188-E:14, IV to read as follows:

IV.  The department of education, in coordination with the regional [vocational] career and technical education centers, shall include in its biennial capital budget request, funding for the planning, construction, and renovation of equipment necessary for the operation of pre-engineering technology curriculum in the public schools for students in grades 6 through 12.

110:9  Pre-Engineering Technology Curriculum; Funding.  Amend RSA 188-E:18, IV to read as follows:

IV.  When appropriate, the department of education shall include in its biennial capital budget request funding for the planning, construction, and renovation of equipment necessary for the operation of automotive technology curriculum in the regional [vocational] career and technical education centers.

110:10  Pre-Engineering and Technology Curriculum.  Amend RSA 188-E:14, IV to read as follows:

IV.  The department of education, in coordination with the regional [vocational] career and technical education centers, shall include in its biennial capital budget request, funding for the planning, construction, and renovation of equipment necessary for the operation of pre-engineering and technology curriculum in the public schools for students in kindergarten through grade 12.

110:11  Contingency.  If HB 412 of the 2017 regular legislative session becomes law, section 10 of this act shall take effect 60 days after the passage of this act and section 8 of this act shall not take effect.  If HB 412 of the 2017 regular legislative session does not become law, section 8 of this act shall take effect 60 days after the passage of this act and section 10 of this act shall not take effect.

110:12  Effective Date.

I.  Sections 8 and 10 shall take effect as provided in section 11 of this act.

II.  The remainder of this act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

Approved: June 08, 2017

Effective Date:

I. Sections 8 and 10 shall take effect as provided in section 11.

II. Remainder shall take effect August 7, 2017

Links

SB104 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 31, 2017 Senate Hearing
Feb. 23, 2017 Senate Floor Vote
March 15, 2017 House Hearing
April 19, 2017 House Exec Session
May 4, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB104 Revision: 1604 Date: June 12, 2017, 9:25 a.m.
SB104 Revision: 1605 Date: May 10, 2017, 5:36 p.m.
SB104 Revision: 1606 Date: March 30, 2017, 2:46 p.m.
SB104 Revision: 1607 Date: Jan. 24, 2017, 11:11 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 19, 2017 Introduced 01/19/2017 and Referred to Education; SJ 5
Jan. 31, 2017 Hearing: 01/31/2017, Room 103, LOB, 09:30 am; SC 8
Feb. 23, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0501s, 02/23/2017; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 11
Feb. 23, 2017 Committee Amendment # 2017-0501s, AA, VV; 02/23/2017; SJ 7
Feb. 23, 2017 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2017-0501s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 02/23/2017; SJ 7
Feb. 16, 2017 Introduced 02/16/2017 and referred to Education HJ 8 P. 45
March 15, 2017 Public Hearing: 03/15/2017 11:00 AM LOB 207
March 28, 2017 Full Committee Work Session: 03/28/2017 10:00 AM LOB 207
April 19, 2017 Executive Session: 04/19/2017 LOB 207
May 4, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 05/04/2017 (Vote 19-0; CC) HC 22 P. 4
May 4, 2017 Ought to Pass: MA VV 05/04/2017 HJ 15 P. 3
May 4, 2017 Enrolled Bill Amendment # 2017-1659e: AA VV 05/04/2017
May 4, 2017 Enrolled Bill Amendment # 2017-1659e: AA VV 05/04/2017 HJ 15 P. 47
April 27, 2017 Enrolled Bill Amendment # 2017-1659e Adopted, VV, (In recess of 04/27/2017); SJ 16
May 18, 2017 Enrolled 05/18/2017 HJ 16 P. 8
May 18, 2017 Enrolled (In recess 05/18/2017); SJ 18
June 8, 2017 Signed by the Governor on 06/08/2017; Chapter 0110
I. Sections 8 and 10 of this act shall take effect as provided in Section 11
Aug. 7, 2017 II. Remainder Effective 08/07/2017