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NCSBA Monthly Legislative Report - March 2016



Tuesday, April 5, 2016
NCSBA Monthly Legislative Report March 2016 Legislative Short Session Starts in April The 2016 legislative “short session” begins April 25. Over the next few weeks various interim committees will be finishing up their work and voting on recommendations for the General Assembly. Any bills that are more»

NCSBA Monthly Legislative Report - February 2016



Friday, March 4, 2016
NCSBA Monthly Legislative Report February 2016 Special Session on Redistricting Lawmakers returned to Raleigh this month to hold a special session to redraw North Carolina’s congressional maps following a federal judge’s ruling that two of the districts were racially gerrymandered and unconstitutional. more»

NCSBA Monthly Legislative Report- January 2016



Friday, February 5, 2016
NCSBA Monthly Legislative Report January 2016 Select Committee on Achievement School Districts A special House committee formed to examine Achievement School District (ASD) legislation held its inaugural meeting on January 27. A bill from Rep. Rob Bryan (R-Mecklenburg) under discussion in the House proposes to move more»

NCSBA Monthly Legislative Report/2015 Legislative Summary



Monday, November 2, 2015
NCSBA Monthly Legislative Report October 2015 - The 2015 long session concluded in the early morning of Wednesday, September 30. The 2016 short session is set to begin April 25, 2016, which is approximately three weeks earlier than usual. NCSBA has assembled two documents to give you an understanding of how the 2015 more»

NCSBA Legislative Update - August 7, 2015



Friday, August 7, 2015
NCSBA LEGISLATIVE UPDATE AUGUST 7, 2015 LOCAL FUNDING LAWSUIT AUTHORITY UPDATE The House voted to not concur in the Senate’s version of HB 561 which included the language prohibiting local funding legal challenges by school boards. HB 561 now heads to conference. Both chambers have appointed conferees as follows. House Conferees Senate Conferees more»

NCSBA Legislative Update - July 31, 2015



Friday, July 31, 2015
NCSBA Legislative Update July 31, 2015 Local Funding Lawsuit Authority Update Legislation to place a five-year prohibition on local funding sufficiency legal challenges for school boards (HB 561) is on the House calendar for a concurrence vote Monday night. The House will decide whether to agree to the language of the more»

NCSBA Legislative Update - July 24, 2015



Friday, July 24, 2015
School Board Lawsuit Authority Again Under Attack Another threat has emerged to local school boards’ authority to legally challenge insufficient local appropriations from county commissioners. The Senate Tuesday accepted an amendment from Sen. Dan Soucek (R-Watauga) placing a five year moratorium on the local funding legal challenge option for every more»

NCSBA Legislative Update - July 17, 2015



Friday, July 17, 2015
BUDGET CONFEREES APPOINTED Both chambers have appointed conferees for budget negotiations. House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) appointed 82 of his chamber’s members, including 19 Democrats. Senate leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) appointed 32 of his chamber’s 34 Republican members. See below for a listing of each chamber’s budget more»
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