SB 161 – NC Statewide Telesychiatry Program Funds

Primary Senate Sponsors: Sen. Don Davis (D-Greene, Pitt); Sen. Bob Steinburg (R-Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hertford, Hyde, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrell, Washington); Sen. Kevin Corbin (R-Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Macon, Swain)


This bill would appropriate $1M in nonrecurring funds for each year of the 2021-2023 fiscal biennium to be allocated to East Carolina University Center for Telepsychiatry and e-Behavioral Health for the NC-STeP statewide telepsychiatry program to be used to establish 5 new NC-STeP program sites.


Filed – 2/25/2021

This bill was referred to the Senate Rules and Operations Committee on 3/1/2021, and it was withdrawn on 3/3/2021.

This bill was re-referred to the following Senate Committees:

-Appropriations/Base Budget

-Rules and Operations