House committee substitute to the 2nd edition deletes the contents of the previous edition and replaces it with the following.
Amends Section 5.9 of SL 2021-180 (2021 Appropriations Act) to increase the funds allocated to the Wildlife Resources Commission for the Lake Rim Hatchery Project from $500,000 to $2.5 million, of the funds appropriated in Section 2.2 of the act for disaster relief, recovery, mitigation, and resiliency. Amends Section 2.2(j) of SL 2021-180 to make a coordinating increase in the total transfer of funds from the State Emergency Response and Disaster Relief Reserve for 2021-22. Adjusts the schedule set forth for the operational requirements and receipts of the Wildlife Resources Commission listed in Section 2.1(a). Makes conforming adjustments to the total requirements and receipts listed in Section 2.1(a).
Adds new Section 40.18. Increases the grant from the State Capital and Infrastructure Fund (Fund) to Myrover-Reese Fellowship Homes, Inc. for repairs and expansion of facilities by $1 million in nonrecurring funds for the 2021-22 fiscal year. Appropriates from the Fund $450,000 in nonrecurring funds for the 2021-22 fiscal year to be allocated by the Office of State Budget and Management to the Macclesfield Volunteer Fire Department in the form of a grant to be used for the purchase of a new fire truck and associated equipment.
Effective July 1, 2021. Changes the act's titles.
Bill S 296 (2021)Summary date: Nov 29 2021 - View summary
Bill S 296 (2021-2022)Summary date: Mar 30 2021 - View summary
Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Requires the Collaboratory to analyze trends through at least the last few decades to assess and develop policy recommendations to better manage the overall health and viability of the State's fisheries and fisheries' habitats (was, to assess the effectiveness of State policies governing the viability of these species and their habitats).
Bill S 296 (2021-2022)Summary date: Mar 15 2021 - View summary
Requires the North Carolina Policy Collaboratory (Collaboratory) at UNC-Chapel Hill to study the overall status of the coastal and marine fisheries regulated by the State. Requires the study to focus on 13 specified species, including the health and extent of the habitats required by these species, including Blue Crab, Red Drum, Southern Flounder, and Striped Mullet. Requires analyzing trends through time spanning at least the last few decades to assess the effectiveness of State policies governing the viability of these species and their habitats. Requires the Department of Environmental Quality, Wildlife Resources Commission, other State agencies, and local governments to provided any requested assistance. Requires the Collaboratory to report on the study's results to the Environmental Review Commission by December 31, 2022.