H861: Tropical Storm Fred/Disaster Recovery. Latest Version

Session: 2023 - 2024

Passed 1st Reading

AN ACT to appropriate funds for tropical storm fred recovery.

The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:

SECTION 1.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, of the funds appropriated in S.L. 2021‑180, as amended, for Tropical Storm Fred recovery that are unexpended and unencumbered on the effective date of this act, three million eight hundred fifty thousand dollars ($3,850,000) shall be transferred to the State Emergency Response and Disaster Relief Fund and reallocated for the following purposes:

(1)        Two million dollars ($2,000,000) for relocation and buyouts of homes located in the floodplain and damaged by Tropical Storm Fred.

(2)        One million one hundred thousand dollars ($1,100,000) for the Cruso Fire and Rescue, Inc., with six hundred thousand dollars ($600,000) to be used for the replacement of a fire engine and the remainder for the relocation of the fire department.

(3)        Seven hundred fifty thousand dollars ($750,000) for Pisgah High School for repairs and replacements at the agricultural farm used for academic coursework.

SECTION 2.  This act becomes effective July 1, 2023.