ADDITIONAL FUNDS FOR SCHOOL NURSES.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 524 (Public) Filed Thursday, March 28, 2019
AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE ADDITIONAL FUNDS FOR SCHOOL NURSES.
Intro. by White, Horn, Cunningham, Adcock.

Status: Ref to the Com on Education - K-12, if favorable, Appropriations, Education, if favorable, Appropriations, if favorable, Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House action) (Apr 1 2019)
H 524

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Mar 28 2019 - More information

    Appropriates $10 million in total recurring funds for 2019-20, $20 million in total recurring funds for 2020-21, and $30.7 million in total recurring funds for 2021-22 from the General Fund to the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) fiscal year to be allocated to local school administrative units to increase positions for school nurses. Requires DPI to give priority to local school administrative units that: (1) have a ratio of school nurses to students in the unit that is lower than the average ratio of school nurses to students in the State or (2) have a student population in the unit that is growing at a rate above the average rate of student population growth in the State. States the intent that the funds will supplement and not supplant any funds already provided for school nurses. Effective July 1, 2019. 


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