Bill Summary for S 761 (2013-2014)

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Jun 18 2014

Bill Information:

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
Senate Bill 761 (Public) Filed Wednesday, May 14, 2014
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO ENHANCE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING OF MILITARY SERVICE MEMBERS AND VETERANS AND TO DIRECT THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AND THE STATE BOARD OF COMMUNITY COLLEGES TO SUBMIT A PLAN THAT WILL ENSURE THAT COLLEGE CREDITS ARE UNIFORMLY GRANTED TO STUDENTS WITH MILITARY TRAINING.
Intro. by Meredith, Rabin.

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Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition:

Changes the long title.

Clarifies that the report that each licensing board sends is to the cochairs of the Legislative Research Commission Study Committee on Civilian Credit for Military Training and State Adjutant Selection Criteria.

Also corrects the committee that the UNC Board of Governors and the State Board of Community Colleges must submit the plan for implementing the uniform system of granting course credit to enrolled students based on military training or experience.  

Requires the Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina and the State Board of Community Colleges, through the NC Community College System Office, to consult with the NC National Guard Education and Employment Center, the Department of Commerce, the Department of Labor, and other appropriate state and federal agencies to complete five specified tasks including identifying job development programs requiring the same Military Occupation Skills or sharing the same aptitude skills required to complete the program and determine the ability of state community colleges to conduct nondegree programs conducted in other states that have a high employment demand in North Carolina (previously, the Board of Governors was not included). Changes the report date for the required report to December 15, 2014 (was, October 1, 2015). 

Makes technical and conforming changes.

 

 

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