SB 803 – Capital Appropriation – Repairs and Renovations

Primary Sponsors: Sen. Harry Brown (R-Onslow), Sen. Kathy Harrington (R-Gaston), Sen. Brent Jackson (R-Sampson)


This bill would appropriate $119,000,000 in non recurring funding for repairs and renovations for the UNC System institutions and State agencies.

An amendment was added on June 15, 2020 to include the following:

  • $2.5 million to the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources for contextual signage for existing monuments on the State Capitol grounds and additional monuments representing the lives and contributions of African Americans in the state as recommended by the NC Historical Commission
  • $1.5 million as a directed Grant to the NC Freedom Monument Project to build a sculpture on land located between the legislative buildings and the Governor’s Mansion


Filed – 5/19/2020

Passed in Senate Appropriations as Committee Substitute on 6/10/2020

Passed Senate Rules on 6/11/2020

Passed Senate on 6/15/2020