Expands GS 115B-2, requiring UNC constituent institutions and community colleges to waive tuition for credit and noncredit classes for survivors of correctional officers killed in the line of duty and spouses or children of correctional officers who are permanently and totally disabled directly from a traumatic injury sustained in the line of duty, as specified. Amends GS 115B-1, adding correctional officer to the defined terms. Makes conforming changes to defined terms permanently and totally disabled as a direct result of a traumatic injury sustained in the line of duty and survivor. Amends GS 115B-5 to make conforming changes regarding proof of eligibility for tuition waiver. Applies beginning with the 2019-20 academic year.
Bill S 22 (2019-2020)Summary date: Feb 6 2019 - View summary