FUNDING FOR EMERG. JUDGES AND CLERK NEEDS.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
Senate Bill 756 (Public) Filed Thursday, May 14, 2020
AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS FOR EMERGENCY JUDGES, REMOTE WORKING TECHNOLOGY FOR CLERKS' OFFICES, AND TEMPORARY POSITIONS FOR CLERKS' OFFICES.
Intro. by Nickel.

Status: Re-ref to Appropriations/Base Budget. If fav, re-ref to Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate action) (May 20 2020)
S 756

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: May 14 2020 - View Summary

    Appropriates $7,771,675 in nonrecurring funds for 2020-21 from the General Fund to the Administrative Office of the Courts to be allocated in specified amounts for: (1) costs associated with additional emergency judges needed for clearing the backlog of cases due to COVID-19; (2) purchase of 3,000 laptops for statewide court personnel to aide in remote working due to COVID-19; and (3) to hire temporary staff to help statewide clerks' offices manage the backlog of cases due to COVID-19. Defines COVID-19 as the Coronavirus disease 2019. Effective July 1, 2019.


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