Includes various whereas clauses concerning the military in North Carolina.
Makes multiple appropriations form the General Fund for the maintenance and support of military installations and programs in North Carolina, including $10 million for fiscal year 2015-16 to the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to complete acquisition of the Headwaters Tract in Transylvania County. Appropriates $200,000 for fiscal year 2015-16 and again for fiscal year 2016-17 to the Department of Public Safety for the Tuition Assistance Program of the NC National Guard.
Appropriates $618,000 to the Department of Public Safety for the 2015-16 fiscal year and $5,087,501 for the 2016-17 fiscal year for the expansion and rehabilitation of NC National Guard Armories in Elizabeth City, Jacksonville, Louisburg, and Reidsville. Provides that such appropriations are the matching portions for an estimated $6.9 million in federal funds. Requires the NC National Guard to report, no later than April 30, 2016, and annually thereafter, to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Justice and Public Safety regarding the progress of these projects.
Appropriates $498,875 for fiscal year 2015-16 and again for fiscal year 2016-17 to the Department of Public Safety to operate the Stanly County campus of the Tarheel Challenge Academy, with matching federal funds.
Recognizes the NC Adjutant General as an ambassador of North Carolina, and appropriates $3,500 for fiscal year 2015-16 and 2016-17 to the Department of Public Safety to provide meals, refreshments, and gifts at official receptions involving diplomats of the United States or other international partners.
Appropriates $250,000 for fiscal year 2015-16 to the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to plan a NC National Guard facility as specified.
Effective July 1, 2015.
Bill Summaries: H907 (2015-2016 Session)
Bill H 907 (2015-2016)Summary date: Apr 20 2015 - View summary