ACCESS TO SPORTS/EXTRACURR. FOR ALL STUDENTS.

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
Senate Bill 569 (Public) Filed Monday, April 1, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO PERMIT STUDENTS WHO ATTEND A PUBLIC SCHOOL, PRIVATE SCHOOL, HOME SCHOOL, OR CHARTER SCHOOL WITHOUT AN INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS PROGRAM IN A GIVEN SPORT OR PARTICULAR EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THAT ACTIVITY AT A PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL.
Intro. by Brock.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate Action) (Apr 2 2013)

Bill History:

S 569

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Apr 1 2013 - More information

    Amends GS 115C-12 by creating a new subsection GS 115C-12(23a) and amends GS 115C-47(4) providing that the powers and duties of the State Board of Education and local boards of education include providing all students with the opportunity to participate in interscholastic athletics programs. Requires the State Board of Education and local boards of education to adopt rules that allow high school students who attend schools that do not have interscholastic athletics programs in any given sport to participate in the sport at the high school closest to the student's school which has a program in that sport, subject to the terms and conditions applicable to a regularly enrolled member of that school's student body. Also, that a private school, home school, or charter school student may likewise participate in sports programs at the base public high school for the student's home address.

    Effective when the act becomes law and applies beginning with 2013-14 school year.


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