Bill Summary for S 515 (2015-2016)

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Mar 26 2015

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View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
Senate Bill 515 (Public) Filed Wednesday, March 25, 2015
AN ACT TO RESTORE THE FUNDING FROM THE HIGHWAY FUND FOR THE DRIVER EDUCATION PROGRAM ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION.
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Amends SL 2014-100 to undo the repeal of GS 20-88.1(c), which requires expenses incurred by the state in carrying out the provisions of the driver education program administered by the Department of Public Instruction be paid out of the Highway Fund based on an annual appropriation by the General Assembly. Deletes the provision stating the General Assembly's intent that, beginning with the 2015-16 fiscal year, the driver education program administered by the Department of Public Instruction no longer be paid out of the Highway Fund based on an annual appropriation by the General Assembly.

Amends GS 115C-216(g) to no longer require local boards of education to fund driver's education from funds available to them.

Appropriates $26,461,843 in recurring funds for the 2015‑16 fiscal year from the Highway Fund to the Department of Public Instruction for the purpose of covering expenses incurred by the state in carrying out the provisions of the driver education program administered by the Department of Public Instruction.

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