AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS TO BEST BUDDIES NORTH CAROLINA.
Includes whereas clauses.
Appropriates $100,000 for 2019-20 and $100,000 for 2020-21 in nonrecurring funds from the General Fund to Best Buddies International, North Carolina Chapter (BBNC), to support volunteer training, staff supervision, and program expansion in several counties. Provides that the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services, is to appropriate these funds quarterly only if BBNC raises matching funds on the basis of $1 to every $2 of State funds.
Provides that within three months of receiving an allocation, BBNC is to report to the specified NCGA committee on the progress of raising the matching funds, how State funds are being used, and prioritization of expansion efforts into unserved areas.
Effective July 1, 2019.