FINANCIAL/LIFE SKILLS CC COURSE.

View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
House Bill 756 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 14, 2015
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM OF FINANCIAL LITERACY AND LIFE SKILLS INSTRUCTION TO BE OFFERED BY COMMUNITY COLLEGES.
Intro. by Queen, Reives, Cotham.

Status: Re-ref Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House Action) (Apr 28 2015)
H 756

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Apr 28 2015 - More information

    House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

    Deletes the content of the previous edition and replaces it with the following.

    Requires the State Board of Community Colleges to study the creation of a Financial Literacy and Life Skills Instruction Program as a statewide community college curriculum on financial literacy and life skills introduction that is to be delivered through the Community College System Office. Requires a report on the study to the Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee by February 15, 2016.


  • Summary date: Apr 16 2015 - More information

    Enacts new Article 6B, Financial Literacy and Life Skills Instruction, in GS Chapter 115D. Creates a Financial Literacy and Life Skills Instruction Program (Program) to establish statewide community college curriculum on financial literacy and life skills instruction. Requires that the curriculum include basic instruction on financial literacy, personal organization and time management, interpersonal skills and effective communication, decision‑making skills applicable to personal relationships and professional pathways, conflict resolution and negotiation skills, family life education, and civic literacy and character education. Requires the Program to be implemented through the Community Colleges System Office at community colleges that choose to provide the Program.


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