Includes whereas clauses. Appropriates from the General Fund to the UNC Board of Governors $2 million in nonrecurring funds for the 2019-20 fiscal year to be allocated to NCSU for the equipment costs and construction of a new Field Honey Bee Laboratory. Further appropriates $150,000 in recurring funds for the 2020-21 fiscal year to support the Laboratory’s operation. Requires the funds to be used by the NCSU Honey Bee Research program to address the challenges posed by declining colonies. Reallocates $15,000 in recurring funds appropriated from the General Fund to the Department of Agriculture for honey bee pest control for the 2020-21 fiscal year to the Board of Governors to be allocated to NCSU’s entomology department. Effective July 1, 2019.
Status: Ref to the Com on Agriculture, if favorable, Appropriations, Agriculture and Natural and Economic Resources, if favorable, Appropriations, if favorable, Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House action) (Mar 13 2019)
Bill H 334 (2019-2020)Summary date: Mar 12 2019 - View Summary