Amends GS 115C-64.25, which established the B-3 Interagency Council (Council) as a joint agency of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the Department of Public Instruction (DPI). Increases membership of the Council from 12 to 20 voting members and maintains four nonvoting advisory members. Removes the qualification of one of each of the four public members appointed by the Speaker and the President Pro Tempore that required one member appointed by the Speaker to be a representative of Smart Start and one member appointed by the President Pro Tempore to be a representative of the NC Partnership for Children. Adds the following ex officio members to the Council to serve with the same rights and privileges, including voting rights, as other members: (1) the Director of the Division of Child Development and Early Education of DHHS or his or her designee, (2) the Director of the Office of Early Learning of DPI or his or her designee, (3) the President of the NC Partnership for Children or his or her designee, (4) the Director of the Government Analytics Center of the Department of Information Technology or his or her designee, (5) the President of the NC Head Start Association or his or her designee, (6) the Director of the NC Head Start State Collaboration Office of DPI or his or her designee, (7) the Director the Academic Programs Section of the Community College System or his or her designee, and (8) the Program Coordinator for the NC B-K Higher Education Consortium or his or her designee. Applies to appointments for Council members on or after November 1, 2019.
Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate action) (Apr 4 2019)
Bill S 635 (2019-2020)Summary date: Apr 8 2019 - View Summary