SB 331/HB 347 – Healthy Students – Nurses in Every School

Primary Senate Sponsors: Sen. Wiley Nickel (D-Wake); Sen. Sarah Crawford (D-Franklin, Wake); Sen. Mujtaba Mohammed (D-Mecklenburg)

Primary House Sponsors: Rep. Cynthia Ball (D-Wake); Rep. Carla Cunningham (D-Mecklenburg); Rep. John Ager (D-Buncombe); Rep. Linda Cooper-Suggs (D-Wilson)


This bill requires local boards of education to ensure that each school within the local school administrative unit is staffed by at least one full-time, permanent school nurse.

This bill also appropriates $102M in recurring funds for the 2021-2022 fiscal year to the Department of Instruction to be used to increase positions for school nurses.


SB 331

Filed – 3/22/2021

HB 347

Filed – 3/22/2021