SB 692 – Use of Opioid Settlement Funds

Primary Senate Sponsors: Sen. Jim Burgin (R-Harnett, Johnston, Lee); Sen. Joyce Krawiec (R-Davie, Forsyth); Sen. Jim Perry (R-Lenoir, Wayne)



This bill states that all funds received by the State as a beneficiary of the final consent judgment resolving the State opioid lawsuit must be deposited into the Opioid Abatement Fund.

This bill also provides that moneys in the Fund may only be expended for specified purposes, including to expand evidence-based treatment supports and to improve connections to care.


Filed – 4/7/2021