AN ACT TO RESTRUCTURE OVERSIGHT OF PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS TO ENSURE ACCOUNTABILITY AND FAIR PLAY.
Senate committee substitute to the 4th edition makes the following changes.
Adds to the mandated study by the North Carolina Interscholastic Athletic Commission and report to the State Board of Education and the specified NCGA committee by April 1, 2022. Requires the Commission to also study factors that should be considered in cooperative innovation high school students' participation in interscholastic activities. Adds athletic directors, principals, and parents of students in cooperative innovative high schools to the workgroups the Commission must establish to provide input to the Commission.
Eliminates the content of Part III, which, effective July 1, 2021, amended Section 5.3(e) of SL 2017-57 to expand the authorized uses of grant funds from the Needs-Based Public School Capital Fund (funded with revenues collected by the NC Education Lottery) to include the construction of school athletic facilities by recipient counties. Makes conforming organizational changes.