GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA

SESSION 2017

S 1

SENATE BILL 312*

 

 

Short Title: Surplus Computers for Low-Income Students.

(Public)

Sponsors:

Senators Tarte, Brock, Hise (Primary Sponsors); Britt, Krawiec, Lee, Rabin, Sanderson, Smith-Ingram, and Waddell.

Referred to:

Rules and Operations of the Senate

March 20, 2017

A BILL TO BE ENTITLED

AN ACT to allow the state surplus property agency to distribute state surplus computers to nonprofit entities that refurbish and donate computers for the benefit of low‑income students and households.

The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:

SECTION 1. G.S. 143‑64.02 reads as rewritten:

" 143‑64.02. Definitions.

As used in Part 1 of this Article, except where the context clearly requires otherwise:

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(2) "Nonprofit tax exempt organizations" means those nonprofit tax exempt medical institutions, hospitals, clinics, health centers, school systems, schools, colleges, universities, schools for the mentally retarded, schools for the physically handicapped, radio and television stations licensed by the Federal Communications Commission as educational radio or educational television stations, public libraries, and civil defense organizations, that have been certified by the Internal Revenue Service as tax‑exempt nonprofit organizations under section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1954. The term also includes nonprofit entities that refurbish computers for the purpose of donating them to low‑income students or households.

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