Bill Summary for S 37 (2015-2016)

Summary date: 

Mar 4 2015

Bill Information:

View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
Senate Bill 37 (Public) Filed Wednesday, February 4, 2015
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT THE TUITION WAIVER FOR SURVIVORS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, FIREFIGHTERS, OR RESCUE SQUAD WORKERS AND CERTAIN OTHERS ALSO APPLIES TO CHILDREN WHOSE LEGAL GUARDIANS OR LEGAL CUSTODIANS ARE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, FIREFIGHTERS, OR RESCUE SQUAD WORKERS.
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Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition:

Changes the long title.

Makes clarifying changes providing that the tuition waiver for persons whose parents or legal guardians were law enforcement officers, firefighters, rescue workers, and other specified individuals also applies to persons whose legal custodians served in the above noted capacities. 

Makes technical and conforming changes.

Amends GS 115B-5(b) to require verification of the legal guardian or legal custodian-child relationship by an order from a court proceeding that established the relationship.

Amends GS 115B-5(c) and GS 115B-5.1, concerning tuition waivers and scholarship values, making updates to statute references. 

 

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