IN-STATE TUITION PILOT PROGRAM. (NEW)

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 8 (Public) Filed Wednesday, January 30, 2019
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE BOARD OF COMMUNITY COLLEGES TO IMPLEMENT AN IN-STATE TUITION PILOT PROGRAM FOR RESIDENTS OF CERTAIN GEORGIA COUNTIES.
Intro. by Corbin.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate action) (Mar 21 2019)

SOG comments (1):

Long title change

House committee substitute to the 1st edition changed the long title. Original title was AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE TRI-COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE TO CHARGE IN-STATE TUITION TO RESIDENTS OF STATES BORDERING NORTH CAROLINA WHO LIVE IN COUNTIES THAT ARE CONTIGUOUS TO CHEROKEE COUNTY, CLAY COUNTY, AND GRAHAM COUNTY.

H 8

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Feb 26 2019 - 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 establish and implement an in-state tuition pilot program for residents of four named counties in Georgia. Requires that the program allow Tri-County Community College to offer in-State tuition to residents of those counties but prohibits displacing a North Carolina resident in order to do so. Requires an annual report on specified information about the program, with the first report due on September 30, 2020, to the specified NCGA committee and division. The pilot program expires at the end of the 2022-23 academic year.

    Applies beginning with the 2019-20 academic year. 

    Makes conforming changes to the act's titles.


  • Summary date: Jan 30 2019 - More information

    Amends GS 115D-39, authorizing Tri-County Community College to charge in-state tuition to residents of states bordering NC who live in counties that are contiguous to Cherokee, Clay, or Graham counties. Requires Tri-County Community College to ensure that these out-of-state students who are eligible for in-state tuition do not displace in-State students seeking to enroll. Makes conforming changes. Applies beginning with the 2019-20 academic year.


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