Bill Summary for H 321 (2019-2020)
Mar 11 2019
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AN ACT TO DIRECT THE CITY OF WILMINGTON TO CONTINUE TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT THE QUICK RESPONSE TEAM PILOT PROJECT TO ADDRESS UNMET NEEDS OF OPIATE OVERDOSE VICTIMS WHO ARE IN NEED OF FOLLOW-UP TREATMENT, COUNSELING, SUPPORT, AND OTHER RECOVERY SERVICES.Intro. by Davis.
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Includes whereas clauses. Directs the Department of Public Safety (DPS) and the City of Wilmington (City) to continue the development and implementation of the Quick Response Team Pilot Project (Project) to address the needs of opiate and heroin overdose victims who are not getting follow-up treatment. Requires DPS and the City to report the results of the Project to the specified NCGA Committee of the 2021 Regular Session upon the NCGA's reconvening. Appropriates $250,000 in nonrecurring funds from the General Fund to DPS for the 2020-21 fiscal year for the described purposes. Effective July 1, 2020.