Bill Summary for S 343 (2019-2020)

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Jun 25 2019

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
Senate Bill 343 (Public) Filed Thursday, March 21, 2019
AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CHANGES TO LAWS RELATED TO EDUCATION.
Intro. by Ballard.

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House committee substitute to the 2nd edition makes the following changes. 

Makes organizational changes by moving the existing provisions into new Parts and adds the following. 

Adds that notwithstanding new GS 115C-84.2(a2) and (a3), local boards of education must submit the required report on school start and end dates with the information for the 2019-20 school year to the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the State Board of Education by June 1, 2019, and requires the State Board to then report that information to the Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee by July 1, 2019. 

Amends GS 115C-64.15 by amending the membership of the Education Workforce Innovation Commission by allowing designees of the following to serve in their place: Secretary of Commerce, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Chair of the State Board of Education, UNC President, and President of the North Carolina Community College System. 

Amends GS 115C-268.1 to stagger the membership of the Professional Educator Preparation and Standards Commission by setting listed initial members' terms to expire August 31, 2019, and other listed members' terms to expire August 31, 2020. Makes additional conforming and clarifying changes. Applies to appointed members currently serving their terms on the Professional Educator Preparation and Standards Commission.

Amends GS 150B-1 to exempt from the contested case provisions of GS Chapter 150B the State Board of Education with respect to the disapproval, termination, or nonrenewal of charters under GS Chapter 115C Article 14A.

Amends the act's titles. 

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