(a) For purposes of this section the term "institutions of higher education" means four year colleges and universities and community colleges that offer college transfer programs.
(b) The Legislative Intern Program Council is hereby empowered and is directed to promulgate for each session of the General Assembly a plan providing for the selection, tenure, duties and compensation of legislative interns. Interns shall be selected from institutions of higher education within North Carolina, including but not limited to all units of the university system and community college system. The selection shall be based upon guidelines set forth by the Legislative Intern Program Council; these guidelines shall permit the proper consideration of each applicant. (1969, c. 32; 1979, c. 1067, s. 1; 2007-201, s. 1.)
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