Bill Summary for S 320 (2023-2024)
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AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE COMMISSION TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING MONUMENTS COMMEMORATING EVENTS AND PERSONS RELATING TO THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT IN THE STATE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS TO THE AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE COMMISSION TO PLACE MARKERS AT SITES ALONG NORTH CAROLINA'S CIVIL RIGHTS TRAIL.Intro. by Murdock, Chaudhuri.
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Identical to H 42, filed 2/1/23.
Includes whereas clauses.
Authorizes the African American Heritage Commission (Commission) to study the feasibility of establishing monuments commemorating civil rights movement events in North Carolina and the State's citizens that contributed to the civil rights movement. Requires holding public hearings and requires the Commission to report to the specified NCGA committee by May 1, 2024, on the Commission's findings and recommendations for legislation.
Appropriates $500,000 for 2023-24 from the General Fund to the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, African American Heritage Commission, to aid in the Commission's work of placing markers, signage, and other memorials to commemorate significant cultural or historical importance relating to North Carolina's Civil Rights Trail.
Effective July 1, 2023.