H661 - Age Requirement Modifications/Capital Projects Oversight/BEAD Corrections. (SL 2022-69)
Session Year 2022
Overview: S.L. 2022-69 does the following:

  • Clarifies that qualified youth 15 years of age and older can enroll in fire training courses at community colleges on or after January 1, 2021.
  • Reduces the age requirement for malt beverage wholesaler salesmen from 21 to 18 years.
  • Allows persons 15 years of age to work inside premises that serve alcohol until December 31, 2023.
  • Eliminates a requirement that the State Building Commission and Director of the Budget approve guidelines adopted by the State Board of Community Colleges that must be met by community colleges in order to be delegated authority over capital improvement projects.
  • Provides that the Department of Administration is not required to review and approve plans and specifications for a State-funded capital improvement project costing less than $2 million that has been delegated to a community college unless requested to do so in writing by the State Board of Community Colleges.
  • Eliminates an annual reporting obligation of the Community Colleges System Office for capital improvement projects estimated to require expenditure of less than $2 million of public funds.
  • Makes a technical correction to the 2022 Appropriations Act relating to the use of federal infrastructure funds by the Department of Information Technology for grants in the Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment Program.

Except as otherwise provided, this act became effective July 8, 2022.

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