Bill Summaries: H17 (2021)

  • Summary date: Jan 27 2021 - View summary

    Includes whereas clauses. Directs the Department of Public Safety (DPS) and the City of Wilmington (City) to continue the development and implementation of the Quick Response Team Pilot Project (Project) to address the needs of opiate and heroin overdose victims who are not getting follow-up treatment. Requires DPS and the City to report the results of the Project to the specified NCGA Committee of the 2023 Regular Session upon the NCGA's reconvening. Appropriates $500,000 in nonrecurring funds for the 2021-22 fiscal year and $250,000 in nonrecurring funds for 2022-23 from the General Fund to DPS for the Project. Effective July 1, 2021.