Bill Summaries: H198 (2011-2012 Session)

  • Summary date: Mar 1 2011 - View summary

    Amends GS 116-11 and GS 115D-5 as the title indicates. Requires that the Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina and the State Board of Community Colleges immediately report attendance lapses, defined as a period of ten or more consecutive school days during which an alien student is absent, to the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Defines alien student as a student lawfully admitted into the U.S. to study at a postsecondary educational or postsecondary vocational institution. Enacts new GS 116-21.7 to apply the ICE reporting requirement regarding attendance lapses by alien students to private institutions of higher education, as defined in GS 116-22(1).