SENIORS CC TUITION WAIVER.

View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
House Bill 702 (Public) Filed Monday, April 10, 2017
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE BOARD OF COMMUNITY COLLEGES SHALL WAIVE TUITION AND REGISTRATION FEES FOR UP TO SIX HOURS OF CREDIT INSTRUCTION AND ONE COURSE OF NONCREDIT INSTRUCTION PER ACADEMIC SEMESTER FOR SENIOR CITIZENS.
Intro. by Howard, Setzer, Henson, Elmore.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate Action) (Apr 21 2017)

SOG comments (1):

Long Title Change

House committee substitute to the 1st edition made changes to the long title. The original long title is as follows:

AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE BOARD OF COMMUNITY COLLEGES SHALL WAIVE TUITION AND REGISTRATION FEES FOR UP TO SIX HOURS OF CREDIT PER ACADEMIC SEMESTER FOR SENIOR CITIZENS.

H 702

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Apr 19 2017 - More information

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

    Amends the long title.

    Amends the proposed authorization for tuition and registration fee waiver for senior citizens to further authorize the waiver for one course of non-credit instruction per semester, and provides that the senior citizens must be qualified as residents for tuition purposes to receive the waiver. Subjects the waiver to space being available in an individual course.


  • Summary date: Apr 10 2017 - More information

    Amends GS 115D-5(b) to authorize the State Board of Community Colleges to provide for waiver of tuition and registration fees for courses for senior citizens who are 65 years or older, and legal North Carolina residents, for up to six credit hours per academic semester. The waiver does not apply to other costs associated with instruction.

    Effective July 1, 2017, and applies beginning with the 2017-18 academic year.


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