PENALTIES, FINES AND FORFEITURES Policy Code: 8230
Article IX, section 7 of the North Carolina Constitution requires that the clear proceeds of all penalties, fines and forfeitures accruing to the State be forwarded to the county school funds to maintain the public schools. The superintendent is directed to seek aggressively to collect all funds that the constitution requires to be directed to the public schools. The superintendent shall report periodically to the board the amount of penalties, fines and forfeitures that have been collected.
Legal References: N.C. Const. art IX, 7; G.S. 115C-433, -452, -437
Revised: December 10, 2007