AN ACT PROVIDING THAT CHILDREN OF WARTIME VETERANS RECEIVING A CLASS I-A, I-B, OR IV SCHOLARSHIP MAY USE THOSE FUNDS TO COVER THE COST OF SHORT-TERM WORKFORCE TRAINING COURSES LEADING TO INDUSTRY CREDENTIALS AND PUBLIC SAFETY ANSWERING POINT MODIFICATIONS.
Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Makes organizational changes to the proposed changes to GS 143B-1225 and deletes the proposed cost restrictions for Class I-A, I-B, and IV scholarships. Instead, amends GS 143B-1226 to include in the benefit restrictions set out for a Class I-B scholarship the costs of short-term workforce training courses leading to industry credentials. Eliminates the proposed changes to GS 143B-1227 concerning scholarship administration. Adds that the provisions apply to scholarships awarded beginning with the 2019-20 academic year.