SB 439/HB 141 – PED Study-DPS/Health Services/Funds for FTE

Primary House Sponsors: Rep. Craig Horn (R-Union), Rep. Jean Farmer Butterfield (D-Wilson), Rep. Marvin Lucas (D-Cumberland), Rep. Rena Turner (R-Iredell)

Primary Senate Sponsors: Sen. Joyce Waddell (D-Mecklenburg), Sen. Valerie Foushee (D-Orange)

Bill Summary

This bill would appropriate funds ($82,115) to the Department of Public Safety, Health Services to fund one full time Social Research Specialist III to analyze data on inmate health care as recommended by the Joint Legislative Program Evaluation Committee.

Bill Movement


This bill was filed on February 20, 2019.

This bill was referred to the following House Committees:

  • Judiciary – passed March 6, 2019.
  • Appropriations, Justice and Public Safety
  • Appropriations
  • Rules Calendar


This bill was filed on April 1, 2019.

This bill was referred to the Senate Rules Committee On April 2, 2019.