Bill Summary for H 2 (2016 Extra 3)

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Dec 13 2016

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View NCGA Bill Details2016 Extra Session 3
House Bill 2 (Public) Filed Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Intro. by Dollar, McGrady, J. Bell, Dixon.

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House committee amendments makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

Amends Part III of the bill concerning the applicability of the act, providing that included provisions also apply to the emergency areas set forth in gubernatorial Executive Order No. 116. Also changes the date of Executive Order No. 115.

Adds new Section 5.7(d) to the bill, requiring the Superintendent of Public Instruction to report on the implementation of the provisions concerning added flexibility in school calendars to accommodate for extraordinary circumstances. Specifically requires a report by March 10, 2017, to the chairs of the House of Representatives and Senate Appropriations  committees, and to the Fiscal Research Division on the implementation progress made by local school administrative units, charter schools, and regional schools. Local school administrative units, charter schools, and regional schools must provide implementation information of these provisions to the Superintendent of Public Instruction in the form requested, no later than February 10, 2017.