13-39A-18. Promulgation of rules.

The board may promulgate rules, pursuant to chapter 1-26, to provide oversight for the operation and maintenance of the technical college system that affords people of the state, insofar as practicable, an equal opportunity to acquire a public technical education. The rules may provide for the following:

(1)    Program requirements for degrees and certificate awards;

(2)    Apportionment and distribution of funds made available to the board for carrying out the purposes of this chapter;

(3)    General administrative matters;

(4)    The submission to the board of the annual budget by each technical college. The board shall determine the contents of the annual budget and shall provide that failure to comply with the rules may result in withholding of payments from federal and state funds;

(5)    The submission of plans of LEAs for new construction or major renovation of facilities eligible for reimbursement. The rules regarding these plans shall include a requirement that the LEA, by a written resolution, declare the LEA committed to begin construction if the budget of the board provides the matching funds;

(6)    The promotion and coordination of career and technical education consistent with the purpose set forth in § 13-39A-42; and

(7)    The prevention of unwarranted duplication of programs.

Source: SL 2017, ch 81, § 18; SL 2020, ch 61, § 10.