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H964: Funds for NCCU Programs. Latest Version



AN ACT to appropriate funds to support programs for north carolina central university.

The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:

SECTION 1.  There is appropriated from the General Fund to the Board of Governors of The University of North Carolina the sum of ten million dollars ($10,000,000) in additional recurring funds for the 2020‑2021 fiscal year to be allocated to North Carolina Central University to support its doctoral programs. These funds shall support new faculty and graduate student services for the doctoral programs, including integrated biosciences, arts and sciences, behavioral and social sciences, business, education, library and information sciences, and law.

SECTION 2.  State Funds for BRITE and BBRI. – There is appropriated from the General Fund to the Board of Governors of The University of North Carolina the sum of six million dollars ($6,000,000) in recurring funds for the 2021‑2022 fiscal year to be allocated to North Carolina Central University. The funds shall be used as follows:

(1)        $3,000,000 shall be used to support operations of the Biomanufacturing Research Institute and Technology Enterprise (BRITE) at NCCU.

(2)        $3,000,000 shall be used for expenses for the operation and repair of the Julius L. Chambers Biomedical Biotechnology Research Institute (BBRI) at NCCU.

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