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HB 966 - Appropriates Funds for Fiscal Years 2019-2021 - North Carolina Key Vote

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Appropriates Funds for Fiscal Years 2019-2021

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (64-49) - (Key vote)
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Title: Appropriates Funds for Fiscal Years 2019-2021

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates funds for fiscal years 2019-2021.

Highlights:

 

  • Appropriates to the State Public School Fund $217.9 million for fiscal year 2019-2020, and $177.9 million for fiscal year 2020-2021 (Sec. 4.5).

  • Establishes a 12-month residency requirement for certain veterans and other individuals who meet certain criteria seeking an in-state tuition waiver (Sec. 8.13).

  • Establishes a Tuition Grant for Graduates of the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics Program (Sec. 8A.2).

  • Appropriates $61 million for a School of Dentistry building and life safety improvements to the Brody School of Medicine and renovation of space at the East Carolina University Health Science Campus to accommodate the dental space (Sec. 27.8).

  • Appropriates $400 million for capital improvement projects at community colleges in North Carolina for repairs, new construction, or renovations (Sec. 39.2).

  • Exempts non-resident business and employees who temporarily come to the state at the request of a critical infrastructure company solely to perform disaster-related work during a disaster response period from the following tax and regulation requirements (Sec. 41.10):

    • The corporate and individual income tax;

    • The franchise tax;

    • The unemployment tax; and

    • The certificate of authority from the Secretary of State to transact business in the state.

  • Authorizes the Revenue Laws Study Committee to review any tax provision set to cease within one year of the beginning of the next regular session of the General Assembly to determine whether or not it should be extended (Sec. 41.11).

  • Decreases tax rates for C Corporations and S Corporations various amounts based on certain conditions (Sec. 41.3).

  • Establishes the State Office of Child Fatality Prevention within the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public health to serve as the lead agency for child fatality prevention in North Carolina and oversee coordination of state-level support functions in a way that maximizes efficiency and effectiveness and expands system capacity (Sec. 9G.10).

  • Requires on or before October 31st, 2019, a one-time cost-of-living supplement payment to beneficiaries who are living as of September 1st, 2019 whose retirement commenced on or before September 1st, 2019, of .5 percent of the beneficiary’s annual retirement allowance (Sec. 38.23).

  • Requires the above cost-of-living supplement be given again after September 1st, 2020 but on or before October 31st, 2020 (Sec. 38.23).

  • Establishes an Airport Improvement Program to fund improvements at eligible airports and pay debt service or related financing costs/expenses on revenue bonds or notes issued by eligible airports (Sec. 40.5).

  • Appropriates 40 percent of the funds from the Mobility/Modernization Fund for a Spot Mobility Program to provide funding for small projects that will reduce traffic congestion and delay times (Sec. 40.9).

  • Appropriates 12 percent of the funds from the Mobility/Modernization Fund for the following purposes (Sec. 40.9):

    • Prioritized transportation improvements and infrastructure that increases commercial growth and job creation or retention;

    • Small construction projects recommended by the Chief Engineer in consultation with the Chief Operating Officer and approved by the Secretary of Transportation Funds allocated equally among the 14 Highway Divisions; and

    • The development and expansion of access roads to industrial facilities.

  • Appropriates 48 percent of the funds from the Mobility/Modernization Fund for construction projects that are “high impact and low cost” allocated equally among the 14 Highway Divisions (Sec. 40.9).

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (33-15) - (Key vote)
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Title: Appropriates Funds for Fiscal Years 2019-2021

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates funds for fiscal years 2019-2021.

Highlights:

 

  • Appropriates to the State Public School Fund $217.9 million for fiscal year 2019-2020, and $177.9 million for fiscal year 2020-2021 (Sec. 4.5).

  • Establishes a 12-month residency requirement for certain veterans and other individuals who meet certain criteria seeking an in-state tuition waiver (Sec. 8.13).

  • Establishes a Tuition Grant for Graduates of the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics Program (Sec. 8A.2).

  • Appropriates $61 million for a School of Dentistry building and life safety improvements to the Brody School of Medicine and renovation of space at the East Carolina University Health Science Campus to accommodate the dental space (Sec. 27.8).

  • Appropriates $400 million for capital improvement projects at community colleges in North Carolina for repairs, new construction, or renovations (Sec. 39.2).

  • Exempts non-resident business and employees who temporarily come to the state at the request of a critical infrastructure company solely to perform disaster-related work during a disaster response period from the following tax and regulation requirements (Sec. 41.10):

    • The corporate and individual income tax;

    • The franchise tax;

    • The unemployment tax; and

    • The certificate of authority from the Secretary of State to transact business in the state.

  • Authorizes the Revenue Laws Study Committee to review any tax provision set to cease within one year of the beginning of the next regular session of the General Assembly to determine whether or not it should be extended (Sec. 41.11).

  • Decreases tax rates for C Corporations and S Corporations various amounts based on certain conditions (Sec. 41.3).

  • Establishes the State Office of Child Fatality Prevention within the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public health to serve as the lead agency for child fatality prevention in North Carolina and oversee coordination of state-level support functions in a way that maximizes efficiency and effectiveness and expands system capacity (Sec. 9G.10).

  • Requires on or before October 31st, 2019, a one-time cost-of-living supplement payment to beneficiaries who are living as of September 1st, 2019 whose retirement commenced on or before September 1st, 2019, of .5 percent of the beneficiary’s annual retirement allowance (Sec. 38.23).

  • Requires the above cost-of-living supplement be given again after September 1st, 2020 but on or before October 31st, 2020 (Sec. 38.23).

  • Establishes an Airport Improvement Program to fund improvements at eligible airports and pay debt service or related financing costs/expenses on revenue bonds or notes issued by eligible airports (Sec. 40.5).

  • Appropriates 40 percent of the funds from the Mobility/Modernization Fund for a Spot Mobility Program to provide funding for small projects that will reduce traffic congestion and delay times (Sec. 40.9).

  • Appropriates 12 percent of the funds from the Mobility/Modernization Fund for the following purposes (Sec. 40.9):

    • Prioritized transportation improvements and infrastructure that increases commercial growth and job creation or retention;

    • Small construction projects recommended by the Chief Engineer in consultation with the Chief Operating Officer and approved by the Secretary of Transportation Funds allocated equally among the 14 Highway Divisions; and

    • The development and expansion of access roads to industrial facilities.

  • Appropriates 48 percent of the funds from the Mobility/Modernization Fund for construction projects that are “high impact and low cost” allocated equally among the 14 Highway Divisions (Sec. 40.9).

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (30-16) -

Title: Appropriates Funds for Fiscal Years 2019-2021

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (61-51) -

Title: Appropriates Funds for Fiscal Years 2019-2021

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Appropriates Funds for Fiscal Years 2019-2021

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