AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR MEASURABILITY ASSESSMENTS OF STATE PROGRAMS; TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN COUNTY SERVICES ON THE TRUST LANDS OF THE EASTERN BAND OF THE CHEROKEE INDIANS; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL, CLARIFYING, AND OTHER MODIFICATIONS TO THE CURRENT OPERATIONS AND CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS APPROPRIATIONS ACT OF 2016.
Senate amendment #1 makes the following changes to the 4th edition.
Provides that if House Bill 1030, the 2016 Appropriations Act, becomes law, then the funds appropriated to the Department of Public Safety for the renovation of the National Guard Tarheel Challenge Academy gym on the Salemburg campus will be transferred to a capital code and used for the construction of a new multipurpose facility.
Senate amendment #2 makes the following changes to the 4th edition.
Adds new Part XI-A. Transportation to the bill. Directs the Department of Transportation to pay 75% of the nonbetterment costs for the relocation under Project U-2211B of water and sewer lines owned by the City of Lenoir, with the funds for the above associated costs coming from Fund Code 9075 in the Highway Trust Fund.
Senate amendment #3 makes the following changes to the 4th edition.
Amends the act's long title.
Amends GS 1E-2 concerning the provision of county services on lands held in trust for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, providing that a county is not compelled to provide services on such lands, but adds an exception for public health or human services traditionally provided by county agencies and not otherwise assumed by the Eastern band of Cherokee Indians. Provides that such services are to be provided unless there is an agreement between the two parties describing each party's responsibilities. Deletes language which required the agreement also include a description of compensation for the services provided. Deletes a requirement that the agreement be approved and signed by the Tribal Council of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and the chair of the board of county commissioners; now only requires an agreement to be approved and signed by the Principal Chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and the county manager or delegated department head. Effective August 1, 2016.