AN ACT TO ADD A WAIVER OF TUITION AND REGISTRATION FEES FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGE COURSES FOR THE TRAINING NEEDS OF CAMPUS POLICE AGENCIES OF PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS TO COVER THE COST OF THE WAIVER AND TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS TO THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY TO BE USED TO SUPPORT NEED-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDENTS ATTENDING PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
Amends GS 115D-5 by adding that the State Board of Community Colleges may provide for the waiver of tuition and registration fees for campus police agencies of private institutions of higher education certified by the Attorney General. Applies beginning with the 2019-20 academic year.
Appropriates $110,000 in recurring funds for 2020-21 from the General Fund to the Community Colleges System Office to support the waiver of tuition and fees for community college courses for campus police agencies.
Appropriates $5 million for 2019-20 and $6.5 million for 2020-21 in additional funds from the General Fund to the UNC Board of Governors to be allocated to the State Education Assistance Authority for need-based scholarships for students attending private institutions of higher education.
Effective July 1, 2019.
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