TEACHER LICENSURE FEES.

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 965 (Public) Filed Wednesday, April 17, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO INCREASE THE FEES FOR TEACHER LICENSURE; TO PROVIDE THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION WITH THE AUTHORITY TO RAISE THE FEES; AND TO MAKE ADMINISTRATIVE CHANGES TO LICENSURE.
Intro. by Lucas, Johnson, Whitmire, Fisher.

Status: Ref to the Com on Education, if favorable, Finance (House Action) (Apr 18 2013)

Bill History:

H 965

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Apr 17 2013 - More information

    Amends GS 115C-296(a2), removing the requirement that the State Board of Election (the State Board) impose a particular schedule of fees for teacher licensure and administrative changes and granting the State Board discretion to adopt rules establishing a fee schedule for licensure services. The State Board is required to provide an online licensure management system allowing electronically submitted applications.

    Amends GS 115C-296(a2)(1), changing the maximum fee for an application for demographic or administrative changes to a license from $30 to $45.

    Amends GS 115C-296(a2)(2), changing the maximum fee for an application for a duplicate license or copies of documents in license files from $30 to $45.

    Amends GS 115C-296(a2)(3), changing the maximum fee for an application for a renewal, extension, addition, upgrade, and variation to a license from $55 to $80.

    Amends GS 115C-296(a2)(4), changing the maximum fee for an initial application for New, In-State Approved Program Graduate from $55 to $80.

    Amends GS 115C-296(a2)(4), adding subsection (4a) allowing a maximum fee of $80 for an In-State license review.

    Amends GS 115C-296(a2)(5), changing the maximum fee for an initial application for out-of-state licenses from $85 to $125.

    Amends GS 115C-296(a2)(5), adding subsection (5a) allowing a maximum fee of $80 for verification of North Carolina licenses for another state.

    Amends GS 115C-296(a2)(6), changing the maximum fee for all other applications from $85 to $125.

    Effective July 1, 2013.


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