SB 136

Sponsor
Session
Regular Session 2018
Title
University of North Alabama, Board of Trustees, revised to replace State Superintendent of Ed with at-large member, districts amended to reflect current congressional districts.
Description

Under existing law, the University of North Alabama is under the management of a board of trustees

This bill would revise the membership of the board to replace the State Superintendent of Education with an at-large member appointed from within or outside of the state

To amend Section 16-51-3, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to the University of North Alabama; to revise the membership of the board by replacing the State Superintendent of Education with an at-large member appointed from within or outside of the state.

Subjects
University of North Alabama
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Under existing law, the University of North Alabama is under the management of a board of trustees

This bill would revise the membership of the board to replace the State Superintendent of Education with an at-large member appointed from within or outside of the state

To amend Section 16-51-3, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to the University of North Alabama; to revise the membership of the board by replacing the State Superintendent of Education with an at-large member appointed from within or outside of the state.

Section 1

Section 16-51-3 of the Code of Alabama 1975, is amended to read as follows:

§16-51-3.

(a) There is hereby created a Board of Trustees for the University of North Alabama, the state educational institution at Florence, Alabama. The board of trustees shall consist of all of the following:

(1) Six six members who are residents of the seventh and eighth fourth and fifth congressional districts, at least two of whom shall be residents of the county in which the institution is located, and.

(2) Three three members from the state at large, the State Superintendent of Education.

(3) One at-large member from within or outside of the state.

(4) The and the Governor, who shall be ex officio president of the board.

(b) The trustees shall be appointed by the Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and, except for the first trustees appointed, shall hold office for a term of 12 years, until 2015, and until their successors shall be appointed and qualified. The Governor shall coordinate his or her appointments so that diversity of gender, race, and geographical areas is reflective of the makeup of this state. Beginning in 2015, the board shall be divided into three groups, so that reappointments may be made each two years. In 2015, three members shall be appointed for terms of two years, and three members shall be appointed for terms of four years, and three members shall be appointed for terms of six years. The initial term of the at-large member appointed pursuant to subdivision (3) of subsection (a) shall be six years. Thereafter, all successor members shall be appointed for six-year terms. A trustee may be reappointed to additional terms.

(c) No trustee shall receive any pay or emolument other than his or her actual expenses incurred in the discharge of his or her duties as such. No employee of the university shall be eligible to serve on its board of trustees."

Section 2

This act shall become effective on the first day of the third month following its passage and approval by the Governor, or its otherwise becoming law.

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Action Date Chamber Action
February 20, 2018SAssigned Act No. 2018-144.
February 20, 2018HSignature Requested
February 20, 2018SEnrolled
February 20, 2018SPassed Second House
February 20, 2018HMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 378
January 23, 2018SMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 72
February 20, 2018HThird Reading Passed
January 23, 2018SStutts motion to Adopt adopted Roll Call 71
February 1, 2018HRead for the second time and placed on the calendar
January 23, 2018SEducation and Youth Affairs Amendment Offered
January 25, 2018HRead for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Education Policy
January 23, 2018SThird Reading Passed
January 25, 2018SEngrossed
January 18, 2018SRead for the second time and placed on the calendar 1 amendment
January 9, 2018SRead for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Education and Youth Affairs
2018-02-20
Chamber: House
Result: Passed
2018-01-23
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed
2018-01-23
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed