MYFUTURENC/POSTSECONDARY ATTAINMENT GOAL.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 664 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 9, 2019
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH AN EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT GOAL FOR THE STATE.
Intro. by Fraley.

Status: Ch. SL 2019-55 (Jun 26 2019)

Bill History:

H 664/S.L. 2019-55

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Jun 26 2019 - More information

    AN ACT TO ESTABLISH AN EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT GOAL FOR THE STATE. SL 2019-55. Enacted June 26, 2019. Effective June 26, 2019.


  • Summary date: Jun 5 2019 - More information

    Senate committee substitute to the 2nd edition makes the following changes.

    Amends proposed GS 116C-10 to now direct that the State make significant efforts to increase access to learning and improve the education of more citizens so that by the year 2030, 2 million residents (was, at least 2 million residents) between the ages of 25 and 44 will have completed a high-quality credential or postsecondary degree.

    Requires the myFutureNC Commission to annually report to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee in addition to the General Assembly, beginning September 1, 2020, on the progress of the State reaching the postsecondary attainment goal, as enacted, and the Commission's activities to further the goal.

    Eliminates the proposed Joint Legislative Task Force on Postsecondary Attainment and related provisions.


  • Summary date: Apr 16 2019 - More information

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

    Now provides for the election of a vice chair rather than cochair of the Joint Legislative Task Force on Postsecondary Attainment (Task Force). Adds the Department of Health and Human Services to the entities the Task Force must consult in creating an inventory of existing education programs and policies to assess in determining how to facilitate the State's progress in reaching the postsecondary attainment goal set out in proposed GS 116C-10. Now permits the President Pro Tempore or the Speaker to call the first meeting of the Task Force, with subsequent meetings called by the chair (previously provided for all meetings at the call of the chair). Changes the deadline of the final report of the Task Force from January 1, 2021, to December 31, 2020. Terminates the Task Force on the earlier of December 31, 2020 (was March 1, 2021), or the filing of the final report. 


  • Summary date: Apr 10 2019 - More information

    Includes whereas clauses.

    Designates GS 116C-1 through GS 116-5 as Article 1 of GS Chapter 116C and enacts new Article 2, North Carolina Postsecondary Attainment Goal, providing as follows. Requires the State to make significant efforts to increase access to learning and improve the education of more North Carolinians so that, by the year 2030, at least 2,000,000 residents aged 25-44 will have completed a high-quality credential or postsecondary degree. Requires the myFutureNC Commission to report annually to the NCGA on September 1, beginning in 2020, on the State's progress in reaching the goal.

    Creates the nine-member Joint Legislative Task Force on Postsecondary Attainment (Task Force), with membership appointments made by September 1, 2019. Requires the Task Force, in consultation with the Department of Public Instruction, the Community Colleges System Office, The University of North Carolina System Office, and the North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities to create an inventory of existing education programs and policies to assess the effectiveness of those programs and policies in order to determine how to facilitate the progress of the State in reaching the postsecondary attainment goal. Requires considering the work and recommendations of the myFutureNC Commission and the Postsecondary Education Credentials Commission. Requires the Task Force to begin meeting by October 1, 2019. Requires an interim report by March 1, 2020, and a final report by January 1, 2021, to the specified NCGA committee. Terminates the Task Force on the earlier of March 1, 2021, or the filing of the final report. 

     


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