HB 1023 – Coronavirus Relief Fund/Additions & Revisions


  • $75 million appropriation to DPI for school nutrition services in response for COVID-19
  • $7.4 million the allocation for NC Association of Free and Charitable Clinics and expands the authorized uses from cost of eligible health services provided during COVID-19
  • $7.4 million for the NC Community Health Center Association and expands use of services provided during the COVID-19 emergency
  • $3.5 million allocation to DHHS, Division of Social Services to assist foster child care monthly supplemental payments by $100
  • $15 million allocation to the Department of Commerce for job retention grants
  • $2.6 million for the NC HealthConnex health information exchange
  • $3.5 million for a domestic violence prevention program
  • $7 million to DPI for PPE in public schools
  • $3 million to UNC-P for an advanced analysis project for studying COVID-19 with an emphasis on rural and at risk communities
  • $2 million to UNC-P for the Department of Nursing to assist with medical and patient safety for COVID019
  • $7 million in grants for hospitals to offset costs due to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • $2.5 million to tier 2 counties with populations of less than 150k with a hospital to offset patient care in the COVID-19 pandemic


  • Senate Appropriations – 6/23/2020
  • Senate Floor – 6/24/2020
  • House Floor – 6/25/2020
  • Presented to the Governor – 6/25/2020