HB 234 – Funds for Child Advocacy Centers

Primary Sponsors: Rep. Jason Saine (R-Lincoln), Rep. Josh Dobson (R- Avery), Rep. Dennis Riddell (R-Alamance), Rep. Lisa Barnes (R-Franklin)

Bill Summary

This bill would appropriate $5,000,000 for the 2019-2020 fiscal year for child advocacy centers.

  • Up to $100,000 for each child advocacy center in good standing with Child Advocacy Centers of NC, Inc.
  • Up to $1,000,000 to the Child Advocacy Centers of NC, Inc. to establish new child advocacy centers in this State where a child advocacy center is not currently located
  • $100,000 to Children’s Advocacy Centers of NC, Inc for operations
  • Any remaining funds revert to the General Fund

Bill Movement

This bill was filed on February 28, 2019.

This bill was referred to the following House Committees:

  • Health
    • Passed – March 26, 2019.
  • Health Appropriations
  • Rules