Amends GS 115D-39 to allow a dependent relative of a member of the armed services to qualify for state resident community college tuition rates for one year if the following four conditions are satisfied: (a) the member of the armed services was stationed in North Carolina within the preceding 10 years, (b) the member is or will be deployed within the next six months overseas for more than one year, (c) the dependent resides in North Carolina as a result of the member’s deployment, and (d) the dependent is sponsored by a North Carolina resident. Sponsorship consists of signing an affidavit accepting financial responsibility for the dependent’s tuition and other educational expenses. Effective July 1, 2011, and applies beginning with the 2011-12 school year.
Status: Ref To Com On Education/Higher Education (Senate Action) (Mar 16 2011)
Bill S 348 (2011-2012)Summary date: Mar 15 2011 - More information