Bill Summary for H 151 (2019-2020)
Apr 16 2019
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AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO ADOPT RULES EXCUSING ABSENCES FOR STUDENTS ATTENDING A LEGISLATIVE EVENT OR VISITING THE NORTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND ENSURING THAT CERTAIN EXCUSED ABSENCES DO NOT AFFECT A STUDENT'S PARTICIPATION IN AN APPROVED ATTENDANCE RECOGNITION PROGRAM.Intro. by Lambeth.
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House amendment #3 makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.
Further modifies the proposed changes to GS 115C-379 to now require the State Board of Education's rules on excusing absences to at least require school principals to authorize a minimum of two excused absences each year for religious observances required by the faith of a student or the student's parents (maintaining existing statutory language) as well as absences for attending a legislative event or visiting the General Assembly for any purpose, including serving as a legislative page (previously required excusing absences for attendance at a legislative event or service as a Governor's page).
Amends the act's long title.