H963: DOJ Budget Request & SAECKs. Latest Version


House
Passed 1st Reading



AN ACT to appropriate funds to the Department of Justice for costs ASSOCIATED with sexual assault evidence collection kits.

The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:

SECTION 1.  There is appropriated from the General Fund to the Department of Justice the sum of nine million dollars ($9,000,000) in nonrecurring funds for the 2021‑2022 fiscal year to be used for costs associated with the testing of sexual assault evidence collection kits.

SECTION 2.  There is appropriated from the General Fund to the Department of Justice the sum of one million two hundred thousand dollars ($1,200,000) in recurring funds for the 2021‑2022 fiscal year to be used for costs associated with the increased number of sexual assault evidence collection kits submitted to the State Crime Laboratory.

SECTION 3.  This act becomes effective July 1, 2021.