Funding for Child Advocacy Centers

nc-stampHB 897 – Funds for Child Advocacy Centers

Primary Sponsors: Rep. Jason Saine (R – Lincoln), Rep. Chris Malone (R – Wake), Rep. Josh Dobson (R – Avery), Rep. Dennis Riddell (R – Alamance)

This bill would appropriate $5 million for the 2017-2018 fiscal year for child advocacy centers.

The funds would be allocated as follows:

  • Up to $100,000 for each child advocacy center in good standing with Children’s Advocacy Centers of North Carolina Inc.;
  • $1 million to Children’s Advocacy Centers of North Carolina Inc., to establish new child advocacy centers in the State where a child advocacy center is not currently located;
  • $100,000 to Children’s Advocacy Centers of North Carolina, Inc. for its operations;
  • Any remaining funding will revert to the General Fund

This bill has been referred to the House Appropriations Committee.


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