AN ACT TO ENSURE THAT INFORMATION ON GRANT FUNDS AWARDED BY STATE AGENCIES IS READILY AVAILABLE ON STATE AGENCY WEB SITES. Enacted June 24, 2015. Effective June 24, 2015.
Summary date: Jun 29 2015 - View summary
Summary date: Apr 29 2015 - View summary
House amendment makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Amends GS 143C-2-5(b) to allow the review of state contracts and grants administered by the entity to be conducted by a designee and requires the review be conducted quarterly instead of monthly.
Summary date: Apr 16 2015 - View summary
Amends GS 143C-2-5 to require the head of each state institution, department, bureau, agency, or commission (was, each head of a principal department listed in GS 143B-6) to review all state contracts and grants administered by that agency on a monthly basis. Requires all state institutions, departments, bureaus, agencies, or commissions (was, only those subject to the authority of the Director of the Budget) to have a website that includes a link to the NC OpenBook website on its homepage.
Requires the State Chief Information Officer to ensure that the data on grants or awards of public funds to non-state entities that is available on the NC OpenBook website is displayed in a consistent and easily accessible manner on the websites of all state institutions, departments, bureaus, agencies, and commissions. Requires the act to be fully implemented by December 31, 2015. Requires the State Chief Information Officer to report to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Information Technology and the Fiscal Research Division before August 1, 2015, on a time line for implementing this act.