Appropriates $749,000 from the General Fund to the Community Colleges System Office for 2022-23 to be allocated to Guilford Technical Community College to facilitate student participation in esports events, including for the repair and renovation of buildings to create an esports arena, technology needed for esports competitions, and associated furnishings. Defines esports events as it is defined in GS 143B-437.02B(b)(3), as enacted by Section 11.13 of SL 2021-180 (a scheduled form of multiplayer video game competition, particularly between professional players, individually or as teams, organized by an amateur, collegiate, or professional organization, institution, or association that is broadcast live or in a recorded format). Effective July 1, 2022.
Status: Ref to the Com on Appropriations, if favorable, Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House action) (May 24 2022)
Bill H 1016 (2021-2022)Summary date: May 23 2022 - View Summary