Effective July 1, 1971, all public post high school technical education programs shall be operated by technical colleges, community colleges, university branches, state colleges, state-affiliated universities and state universities. Subject to rules and regulations adopted by the chancellor of higher education, the board of trustees or directors of one of the above such institutions shall adopt a plan of transition governing each public post high school technical education program not specifically identified or included in this section which is located in the geographic region of such institution as defined by the chancellor. The plan of transition shall provide for the dissolution of such technical education programs either by transfer of a program's lands, buildings, and equipment to one of the above such institutions or by complete termination of the technical education program.
Amended by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 64, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2015.
Effective Date: 02-17-1972; 2007 HB2 05-15-200.