2000 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Secy of Finance HE Decent. Task Force (language only)

Item 266 #2c

Item 266 #2c

Finance, Secretary of

Page 210, line 12, after "B.", insert "1.".
Page 210, after line 37, insert:
"2. a. There is hereby established a Task Force on Decentralization in Higher Education to be chaired by the Secretary of Finance and composed of one member to be appointed or designated by each of the Secretaries of Education, Technology, and Administration, the Director of the State Council of Higher Education, the Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations Committee.  In addition, the Council of Presidents shall designate representatives of four institutions of higher education to serve on the task force.
b.  The task force shall develop proposals that provide greater operational autonomy to institutions of higher education, while maintaining appropriate post-audit and reporting procedures, in the areas of capital outlay, real estate and property management, procurement,  and personnel management.  
c.  The task force shall report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the Chairmen of the Senate Finance Committee and the House Appropriations Committee by December 1, 2000."

(This amendment establishes a task force to direct the review of decentralization opportunities in higher education.)