Bill Summaries: all (2019-2020 Session)

  • Summary date: Jun 25 2020 - View summary

    Establishes House Select Committee on Combating Systemic Racism (Committee). Requires the Speaker to appoint a total of 28 members, with 14 members from the majority party and another 14 from a list of 18 minority party members recommended by the Minority Leader. Directs the committee to study issues related to combating systemic racism in the following areas: (i) criminal justice, (ii) State government operations, (iii) economic opportunities, (iv) education, (v) health, and (vi) housing. Provides for Committee meetings, operation and staffing. Allows the Committee to meet during NCGA interims and recesses. Mandates that the Committee submit its findings and recommendations to the General Assembly no later than December 31, 2020. Dissolves the Committee upon the submission of its report or December 31, 2020, whichever comes first.