S559: Enable Certain Charter Schools to Elect SHP. Latest Version

Session: 2023 - 2024

Senate
Passed 1st Reading
Committee
Rules
House
Passed 1st Reading
Committee
Rules
Passed 3rd Reading


AN ACT enabling the board of directors of certain charter schools to elect to participate in the north carolina state health plan for teachers and state employees.



The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:



SECTION 1.(a)  Notwithstanding the time limitation contained in G.S. 135‑48.54, the Board of Directors of NC Leadership Academy, a charter school located in Forsyth County, may elect to become a participating employing unit in the State Health Plan for Teachers and State Employees in accordance with Article 3B of Chapter 135 of the General Statutes. The election authorized by this act shall be made no later than 30 days after the effective date of this act and shall be made in accordance with all other requirements of G.S. 135‑48.54.



SECTION 1.(b)  Notwithstanding the time limitation contained in G.S. 135‑48.54, the Board of Directors of Alpha Academy, a charter school located in Cumberland County, may elect to become a participating employing unit in the State Health Plan for Teachers and State Employees in accordance with Article 3B of Chapter 135 of the General Statutes. The election authorized by this act shall be made no later than 30 days after the effective date of this act and shall be made in accordance with all other requirements of G.S. 135‑48.54.



SECTION 1.(c)  Notwithstanding the time limitation contained in G.S. 135‑48.54, the Board of Directors of Durham Charter, a charter school located in Durham County, may elect to become a participating employing unit in the State Health Plan for Teachers and State Employees in accordance with Article 3B of Chapter 135 of the General Statutes. The election authorized by this act shall be made no later than 30 days after the effective date of this act and shall be made in accordance with all other requirements of G.S. 135‑48.54.



SECTION 1.(d)  Notwithstanding the time limitation contained in G.S. 135‑48.54, the Board of Directors of United Community School, a charter school located in Mecklenburg County, may elect to become a participating employing unit in the State Health Plan for Teachers and State Employees in accordance with Article 3B of Chapter 135 of the General Statutes. The election authorized by this act shall be made no later than 30 days after the effective date of this act and shall be made in accordance with all other requirements of G.S. 135‑48.54.



SECTION 2.  This act is effective when it becomes law.