AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT THE TUITION WAIVER FOR SURVIVORS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, FIREFIGHTERS, OR RESCUE SQUAD WORKERS AND CERTAIN OTHERS ALSO APPLIES TO CHILDREN WHOSE LEGAL GUARDIANS OR LEGAL CUSTODIANS ARE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, FIREFIGHTERS, OR RESCUE SQUAD WORKERS. Enacted October 30, 2015. Effective October 30, 2015, and applies beginning with the 2016 spring semester.
Summary date: Nov 5 2015 - View summary
Summary date: Sep 29 2015 - View summary
House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.
Changes the effective date of the act so that it is applicable beginning with the 2016 spring academic semester (was, the 2015 fall semester).
Summary date: Mar 4 2015 - View summary
Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition:
Changes the long title.
Makes clarifying changes providing that the tuition waiver for persons whose parents or legal guardians were law enforcement officers, firefighters, rescue workers, and other specified individuals also applies to persons whose legal custodians served in the above noted capacities.
Makes technical and conforming changes.
Amends GS 115B-5(b) to require verification of the legal guardian or legal custodian-child relationship by an order from a court proceeding that established the relationship.
Amends GS 115B-5(c) and GS 115B-5.1, concerning tuition waivers and scholarship values, making updates to statute references.
Summary date: Feb 4 2015 - View summary
Identical to H 19, filed 1/28/15.
Amends GS 115B-1(6) and GS 115B-2(a)(4) as the title indicates. Amends GS 115B-5(b) to require verification of the legal guardian-child relationship via documentary evidence deemed appropriate by the admitting institution.
Applies to the 2015 fall academic semester and each subsequent semester.