Bill Summary for S 421 (2021-2022)

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Mar 31 2021

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Senate Bill 421 (Public) Filed Wednesday, March 31, 2021
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE COMMUNITY COLLEGES TO DETERMINE ELIGIBILITY FOR IN-STATE TUITION FOR RECENT HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES MEETING CERTAIN CRITERIA AND TO CLARIFY THE STATE BOARD OF COMMUNITY COLLEGES ELECTION PROCESS.
Intro. by Craven, Woodard, Barnes.

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Enacts GS 115D-39(e), deeming a US citizen eligible to receive the State resident community college tuition rate for the school year immediately following the student's graduation from high school if the following criteria are met. Requires that (1) the individual satisfied the qualifications for assignment to a public school under state law, (2) the individual was enrolled in a NC public school for the entirely of the final school year before receiving a high school diploma from the public school unit, and (3) the individual was unable to establish residency for tuition purposes through the determination processed administered by the State Education Assistance Authority due to lack of evidence. 

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