S811: Connect NC Park Facilities Operating Reserves. Latest Version
GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2020-42
SENATE BILL 811
AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND
CULTURAL RESOURCES FOR THE CONNECT NC PARK FACILITIES OPERATING
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1.(a) Notwithstanding G.S. 143C-4-9, the sum of one million eight
hundred twenty-eight thousand nine hundred eighty-two dollars ($1,828,982) in recurring funds
appropriatedtothePayPlanReserveforthe2020-2021fiscal yearis reallocatedandappropriated
to the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (Budget Code: 14800; Fund Code: 1680)
to be used to fund up to 19 full-time equivalent positions and operational needs of the following
parks expanded or improved through Connect NC bonds: Chimney Rock, Jordan Lake, New
River, Raven Rock, Goose Creek, Gorges, Lake James, Pilot Mountain, and Lumber River.
SECTION 1.(b) No later than August 15, 2020, the Department of Natural and
Cultural Resources shall transfer the sum of seven hundred fifty thousand dollars ($750,000) in
nonrecurring funds from the cash balance in the Parks and Recreation Trust Fund (Budget Code:
24820) to the Division of Parks and Recreation (Budget Code: 14800; Fund Code: 1680). The
funds transferred in this subsection are appropriated for the 2020-2021 fiscal year and shall be
used for equipment and other nonrecurring expenses of the following parks expanded or
improved through Connect NC bonds: Chimney Rock, Jordan Lake, New River, Raven Rock,
Goose Creek, Gorges, Lake James, Pilot Mountain, and Lumber River.
SECTION 2. The provisions of the State Budget Act, Chapter 143C of the General
Statutes, are reenacted and shall remain in full force and effect and are incorporated in this act
SECTION3. Except whereexpresslyrepealedor amended bythis act, theprovisions
of any other legislation enacted during the 2019 Regular Session of the General Assembly
expresslyappropriating funds to an agency, a department, or an institution covered under this act
shall remain in effect.
*S811-v-4* SECTION 4. This act becomes effective July 1, 2020.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 15 day of June, 2020.
s/ Ralph E. Hise, Jr.
Presiding Officer of the Senate
s/ Tim Moore
Speaker of the House of Representatives
s/ Roy Cooper
Approved 9:52 a.m. this 26 day of June, 2020
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