GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2013-57
SENATE BILL 189
AN ACT to amend the law defining home schools.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. G.S. 115C-563 reads as rewritten:
"§ 115C-563. Definitions.
As used in this Part or Parts 1
and 2 of this
"Home school" means a nonpublic school
in which one or more consisting
of the children of not more than two families or households receive
academic instruction from parents or legal guardians, or a member of either
household.households, where the parents or legal guardians or members of
either household determine the scope and sequence of academic instruction,
provide academic instruction, and determine additional sources of academic
(b) "Duly authorized representative of the State" means the Director, Division of Nonpublic Education, or his staff."
SECTION 2. This act is effective when it becomes law and applies beginning with the 2013-2014 school year.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 24th day of May, 2013.
s/ Neal Hunt
Presiding Officer of the Senate
s/ Paul Stam
Speaker Pro Tempore of the House of Representatives
s/ Pat McCrory
Approved 4:20 p.m. this 30th day of May, 2013