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Chapter 115D: Community Colleges.

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Article 1 - General Provisions for State Administration. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-1 115D-1. Statement of purpose.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-1.1 115D-1.1: Repealed by Session Laws 2011-145, s. 7.1A(f), effective January 1, 2012.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-1.2 115D-1.2: Repealed by Session Laws 2011-145, s. 7.1A(f), effective January 1, 2012.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-1.3 115D-1.3. Accreditation of secondary school located in North Carolina shall not be a factor in admissions, loans, scholarships, or other educational policies.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-2 115D-2. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-2.1 115D-2.1. State Board of Community Colleges.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-3 115D-3. Community Colleges System Office; staff.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-4 115D-4. Establishment of institutions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-4.1 115D-4.1. College transfer program approval; standards for programs.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-5 115D-5. Administration of institutions by State Board of Community Colleges; personnel exempt from North Carolina Human Resources Act; extension courses; tuition waiver; in-plant training; contracting, etc., for establishment and operation of extension units of the community college system; use of existing public school facilities.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-5.1 115D-5.1. Workforce Development Programs.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-5.2 115D-5.2. Commercial fishing and aquaculture classes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-6 115D-6. Withdrawal of State support.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-7 115D-7. Establishment of private, nonprofit corporations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-8 115D-8. Repealed by Session Laws 1999-84, s. 4.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-9 115D-9. Powers of State Board regarding certain fee negotiations, contracts, and capital improvements.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-10 115D-10. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-11 115D-11. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 1A - ApprenticeshipNC. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-11.5 115D-11.5. Purpose.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-11.6 115D-11.6. Apprenticeship Council.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-11.7 115D-11.7. ApprenticeshipNC.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-11.8 115D-11.8. Powers and duties of Director of ApprenticeshipNC.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-11.9 115D-11.9. Apprenticeship committees and program sponsors.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-11.10 115D-11.10. Definition of an apprentice.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-11.11 115D-11.11. Contents of agreement.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-11.12 115D-11.12. Approval of apprentice agreements; signatures.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-11.13 115D-11.13. Rotation of employment.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-11.14 115D-11.14. Limitation.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 2 - Local Administration. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-12 115D-12. Each institution to have board of trustees; selection of trustees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-13 115D-13. Terms of office of trustees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-14 115D-14. Board of trustees a body corporate; corporate name and powers; title to property.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-15 115D-15. Sale, exchange or lease of property; use of proceeds from donated property.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-15.1 115D-15.1. Disposition, acquisition, and construction of property by community college.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-16 115D-16. Elective officials serving as trustees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-17 115D-17. Compensation of trustees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-18 115D-18. Organization of boards; meetings.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-19 115D-19. Removal of trustees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-20 115D-20. Powers and duties of trustees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-20.1 115D-20.1. Policy prohibiting tobacco use in community college buildings, grounds, and at community college-sponsored events.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-20.2 115D-20.2. Student organizations; rights and recognition.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-21 115D-21. Traffic regulations; fines and penalties.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-21.1 115D-21.1. Campus law enforcement agencies.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-21.5 115D-21.5. NC Works Career Coach Program.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-22 115D-22. State Retirement System for Teachers and State Employees; social security.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-23 115D-23. Workers' Compensation Act applicable to institutional employees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-24 115D-24. Waiver of governmental immunity from liability for negligence of agents and employees of institutions; liability insurance.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-25 115D-25. Purchase of annuity or retirement income contracts for employees by local boards of trustees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-25.1 115D-25.1. Dependent care assistance program.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-25.2 115D-25.2. Flexible Compensation Plan.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-25.3 115D-25.3. Voluntary shared leave.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-25.4 115D-25.4. Department of State Treasurer-sponsored 403(b) option.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-26 115D-26. Conflict of interest.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 2A - Privacy of Employee Personnel Records. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-27 115D-27. Personnel files not subject to inspection.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-28 115D-28. Certain records open to inspection.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-29 115D-29. Confidential information in personnel files; access to information.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-30 115D-30. Remedy of employee objecting to material in file.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 3 - Financial Support. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-31 115D-31. State financial support of institutions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-31.1 115D-31.1. Liability insurance.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-31.2 115D-31.2. Maintenance of plant.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-31.3 115D-31.3. Institutional performance accountability.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-32 115D-32. Local financial support of institutions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-33 115D-33. Providing local public funds for institutions established under this Chapter; elections.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-34 115D-34. Providing local public funds for institutions previously established.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-35 115D-35. Requests for elections to provide funds for institutions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-36 115D-36. Elections on question of the addition of a college transfer program at an institution and issuance of bonds therefor.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-37 115D-37. Payment of expenses of special elections under Chapter.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-38 115D-38. Authority to issue bonds and notes, to levy taxes and to appropriate nontax revenues.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-39 115D-39. Student tuition and fees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-39.1 115D-39.1. Tuition surcharge.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-40 115D-40. Repealed by Session Laws 1999-237, s.9.4(c).[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-40.1 115D-40.1. Financial Assistance for Community College Students.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-40.2 115D-40.2. Semester limitation on eligibility for North Carolina Community College grants.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-41 115D-41. Restrictions on contracts with local school administrative units; use of community college facilities by public school students pursuant to cooperative programs.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-42 115D-42. North Carolina Community Colleges Instructional Trust Fund.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-43 115D-43. Funds for an intercollegiate athletics program.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-44 115D-44 Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 4 - Budgeting, Accounting, and Fiscal Management. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-45 through 115D-53 115D-45 through 115D-53. Recodified as 115D-54 to 115D-58.12.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 4A - Budgeting, Accounting, and Fiscal Management. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-54 115D-54. Preparation and submission of institutional budget.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-55 115D-55. Budget management.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-56 115D-56. Final adoption of budget.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-57 115D-57. Interim budget.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-58 115D-58. Amendments to the budget; budget transfers.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-58.1 115D-58.1. Federal contracts and grants.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-58.2 115D-58.2. Allocation of revenue to the institution by the local tax-levying authority.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-58.3 115D-58.3. Provision for disbursement of State money.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-58.4 115D-58.4. Provisions for disbursement of local money.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-58.5 115D-58.5. Accounting system.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-58.6 115D-58.6. Investment of idle cash.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-58.7 115D-58.7. Selection of depository; deposits to be secured.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-58.8 115D-58.8. Facsimile signatures.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-58.9 115D-58.9. Daily deposits.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-58.10 115D-58.10. Surety bonds.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-58.11 115D-58.11. Fire and casualty insurance on institutional buildings and contents.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-58.12 115D-58.12. Liability insurance; tort actions against boards of trustees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-58.13 115D-58.13. Vending facilities.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-58.14 115D-58.14. Purchasing flexibility.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-58.15 115D-58.15. Lease purchase and installment purchase contracts for equipment and real property.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-58.16 115D-58.16. Audits.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 5 - Special Provisions. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-59 115D-59. Multiple-county administrative areas.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-60 115D-60. Special provisions for Central Piedmont Community College.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-61 115D-61. Special provisions for Coastal Carolina Community College.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-62 115D-62. Trustee Association Regions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-63 through 115D-67 115D-63 through 115D-67. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 5A - North Carolina Center for Applied Textile Technology at Gaston College. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-67.1 115D-67.1. Purpose of the Center.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-67.2 115D-67.2. Advisory Board.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-67.3 115D-67.3. Director and other Center personnel.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-67.4 115D-67.4. Fees collected by the Center; purchases using Center funds.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 5B - Manufacturing Solutions Center at Catawba Valley Community College. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-67.10 115D-67.10. Purpose of the Center.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-67.11 115D-67.11. Director and other Center personnel.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-67.12 115D-67.12. Fees collected by the Center; use of Center funds.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 6 - Textile Training School. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-68 115D-68 through 115D-71: Repealed by Session Laws 2005-103, s. 2, effective July 1, 2005.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-69 115D-68 through 115D-71: Repealed by Session Laws 2005-103, s. 2, effective July 1, 2005.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-70 115D-68 through 115D-71: Repealed by Session Laws 2005-103, s. 2, effective July 1, 2005.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-71 115D-68 through 115D-71: Repealed by Session Laws 2005-103, s. 2, effective July 1, 2005.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 6A - Motorcycle Safety Instruction. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-72 115D-72. Motorcycle Safety Instruction Program.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-73 through 115D-76 115D-73 through 115D-76. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 7 - Miscellaneous Provisions. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-77 115D-77. Nondiscrimination policy.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-78 115D-78. Access to information and public records; small business counseling information.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-79 115D-79. Open meetings.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-80 115D-80: Repealed by Session Laws 2011-145, s. 8.18(b1), as amended by Session Laws 2011-391, s. 19, effective July 1, 2011.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-81 115D-81. Saving clauses.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-82 through 115D-86 115D-82 through 115D-86. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 8 - Proprietary Schools. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-87 115D-87. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-88 115D-88. Exemptions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-89 115D-89. State Board of Community Colleges to administer Article; issuance of diplomas by schools; investigation and inspection; rules.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-89.1 115D-89.1. State Board of Proprietary Schools.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-89.2 115D-89.2. Office of Proprietary Schools; staff.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-89.3 115D-89.3. State Board of Proprietary Schools and State Board of Community Colleges; licensing authority and coordination of responsibilities to administer Article.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-89.4 115D-89.4. Powers of the State Board of Proprietary Schools.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-90 115D-90. License required; application for license; school bulletins; requirements for issuance of license; license restricted to courses indicated; supplementary applications.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-91 115D-91. Duration and renewal of licenses; notice of change of ownership, administration, etc.; license not transferable.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-92 115D-92. Authority to establish fees; Commercial Education Fund established; refund of fees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-93 115D-93. Suspension, revocation or refusal of license; notice and hearing; judicial review; grounds.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-94 115D-94: Repealed by Session Laws 1983 (Regular Session, 1984), c. 995, s. 17.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-95 115D-95. Bonds required.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-95.1 115D-95.1. Student Protection Fund.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-96 115D-96. Operating school without license or bond made misdemeanor.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-97 115D-97. Contracts with unlicensed schools and evidences of indebtedness made null and void.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 9 - Postsecondary Education Credentials. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 115D-105 115D-105. (Expires June 30, 2019) Board of Postsecondary Education Credentials.[HTML] [RTF]