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  • Summary date: Jun 6 2018 - View Summary

    House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

    Adds that the Department of Military and Veteran Affairs (Department) is authorized to fund the construction of two new State veterans homes in the Triangle and Triad regions with funds available from the North Carolina Veterans Home Trust Fund (Trust Fund), in an amount not to exceed $28 million. Provides that the funds are to be used to provide the required state match, and the matching funds and any federal dollars received for that purpose are appropriated.

    Appropriates $500,000 from the Trust Fund to the Department to be transferred to the Office of State Budget and Management to provide a grant to the Veterans Leadership Council of North Carolina-Cares (Council) to be used for the Veterans Life Center in Butner. Requires the Council to submit a detailed report on the use of the grant funds to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on General Government and the Fiscal Research Division.

    Makes conforming changes to the act's long title.

  • Summary date: May 30 2018 - View Summary

    Authorizes the Department of Military and Veteran Affairs (Department) to apply for federal funds for the expansion of Sandhills State Veterans and Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery to make site improvements. Authorizes the Department to use the fund balance from Budget Code 23050 and any other funds available to the Department for the required 10% match for this grant. 

    Appropriates matching state funds from the 23050 Special Revenue Account to match the federal funds for these site improvements. 

    Effective July 1, 2018.