Bill Summaries: H215 (2021)

  • Summary date: Mar 3 2021 - View summary

    Appropriates $1 million from the General Fund as a grant-in-aid to Guilford County for each fiscal year from 2021-22 through 2026-27. Restricts use to supporting the building, testing, and improving of an integrated data system technology for the purpose of providing empirical data for decision-making and in furtherance of securing funding for future phases with the Duke Empowerment and Blue Meridian Partners for the Get Ready Guilford Initiative.

    Appropriates $808,000 from the General Fund to Ready for School, Ready for Life (Organization), a nonprofit, for 2021-22 to establish a three-year pilot program for improving the quality of care and education for infants, toddlers, and preschool-age children in Guilford County. Requires the Organization to implement the pilot in eight early care and education centers in the County. Details required standards as developed by UNC-G and collaboration with UNC-G in pilot implementation and participant selection. Requires the Organization to annually report to the specified NCGA committee by December 31 of each year the pilot is in effect, as specified. 

    Effective July 1, 2021.