AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT CONSTITUENT INSTITUTIONS OF THE NORTH CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM MAY OPT OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THE WILLIAM D. FORD FEDERAL DIRECT LOAN PROGRAM. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 1/26/11 and 2/22/11. Enacted June 18, 2012. Effective July 1, 2011.
Summary date: Jun 19 2012 - View summary
Bill H 7 (2011-2012)Summary date: Feb 22 2011 - View summary
House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Amends GS 115D-40.1 to require the State Board of Community Colleges to ensure the availability of at least one counselor at each college to inform students about available federal programs and funds to assist community college students [was, ensure at least one counselor available at each college participating in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program (Program)]. Provides that the board of trustees of any community college that has adopted a resolution declining to participate in the Program may rescind the resolution and participate in the Program; however, the community college cannot again decline to participate in the Program at some other time. Changes the effective date to July 1, 2011 (was, effective when the act becomes law).
Bill H 7 (2011-2012)Summary date: Jan 26 2011 - View summary
Amends GS 115D-40.1 (Financial Assistance for Community College Students) to allow a community college board of trustees to adopt a resolution declining to participate in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program (loan program). Community colleges are required to participate in the loan program unless such a resolution is adopted. Makes conforming changes.