AN ACT TO GIVE PRIORITY ACCESS TO CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS THAT WORK WITH STUDENTS SUCH AS THE BOY SCOUTS AND GIRL SCOUTS. Enacted September 25, 2015. Effective September 25, 2015.
Summary date: Sep 28 2015 - More information
Summary date: Apr 28 2015 - More information
Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Amends the short and long titles.
Deletes proposed GS 115C-47(62), which encouraged local boards of education to to give access for participation in the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America.
Amends GS 115C-206, concerning the duties and responsibilities of the State Board of Education, adding a new provisions that must be included in recommended guidelines presented to the State Board of Education by the Superintendent of Public Instruction, which provides that local boards of education are to be directed to give priority in the use of school facilities to any youth group listed in Title 36 of the US Code, such as the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America.
Amends GS 115C-207, concerning the authority and responsibility of local boards of education, providing that local boards of education that use state funds must give priority in the use of school facilities to any youth group listed in Title 36 of the US Code, such as the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America.
Amends proposed GS 115C-218.75(d) concerning the operation of charter schools, and proposed GS 115C-238.66(13) concerning the operation of regional schools, to provide that they are encouraged to facilitate access to any youth group listed in Title 36 of the US Code, for the purposes of encouraging civic education (previously, proposed subsections specifically provided that the specified schools are encouraged to give access for participation in the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America).
Summary date: Mar 24 2015 - More information
Amends GS 115C-47, GS 115C-218.75, and GS 115C-238.66 to encourage local boards of education, charter schools, and regional schools to facilitate access for students to participate in the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. Prohibits student participation in activities offered by these organizations from interfering with instructional time during the school day.
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