AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE NORTH CAROLINA PROPRIETARY SCHOOL LICENSURE ACT.
House committee substitute makes the following change to the 1st edition:
Makes organizational changes by renumbering the proposed statutes and makes conforming changes.
Amends proposed GS 115F-7 (Office of Proprietary Schools, now re-codified as GS 115F-30 in organizational changes). Provides that the Office of Proprietary Schools must be staffed with state employees (currently, full-time state employees).
Amends proposed GS 115F-8 (Authority to establish and collect fees; Commercial Education Fund; refund of fees, re-codified as GS 115F-35 in organizational changes). Directs the Board to establish fees (currently, reasonable fees) for the currently listed services. Creates a schedule of maximum fees for the currently listed services. Requires the fees to be used for the purposes of implementing the Chapter. Prohibits salaries, expenses, or other obligations of the Board from being charged against the General Fund.
Amends GS 116-15. Provides that institutions conducting post-secondary degree activity that are not subject to GS Chapter 115C, in addition to the other currently listed statutes, are subject to licensure under this statute, except as exempted under this statute.
Establishes a schedule of fees to be used until fees may be established under GS 115F-35.
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