Bill Summary for S 803 (2019-2020)

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Jun 15 2020

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
Senate Bill 803 (Public) Filed Tuesday, May 19, 2020
AN ACT TO FUND REPAIRS AND RENOVATIONS PROJECTS FOR STATE AGENCIES AND THE CONSTITUENT INSTITUTIONS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AND TO ENACT VARIOUS STATUTORY CHANGES RELATING TO FUNDING AND COMMENCING CAPITAL PROJECTS FROM THE STATE CAPITAL AND INFRASTRUCTURE FUND.
Intro. by Brown, Harrington, B. Jackson.

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Senate amendment to the 2nd edition makes the following changes.

Mandates the following allocations of the $119 million in nonrecurring funds appropriated to the Office of State Budget and Management (OSBM) for 2020-21 by the act. Requires $2.5 million to be allocated to the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources for contextual signage for existing monuments on the State Capitol grounds and additional monuments representing the lives and contributions of African-Americans in the State, as recommended by the NC Historical Commission. Requires $1.5 million as a directed grant to the NC Freedom Monument Project, Inc. to build a sculpture park on land located between the Legislative Building and the Governor's Mansion to commemorate historic and ongoing struggles for freedom in NC and especially the enduring roles of African-Americans in the struggle for freedom in NC, subject to the Project raising $1.7 million in matching funds. Makes conforming changes to the provisions regarding the previously mandated allocations of the appropriated funds.

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