HB 128 – Increase Access to Sporting Venues in Schools

HB 128 – Increase Access to Sporting Venues in Schools

Primary House Sponsors: Rep. Kyle Hall (R-Rockingham, Stokes, Surry); Rep. Jeffrey Elmore (R-Alexander, Wilkes); Rep. Destin Hall (R-Caldwell); Rep. David Willis (R-Union)


This bill requires public/nonpublic schools, community colleges under the jurisdiction of the State Board of Community Colleges, and constituent institutions of The University of North Carolina to adhere to the following requirements regarding spectator attendance at indoor and outdoor sporting events:

  • Permit no more than 50% and no less than 25% of the facility’s capacity as provided on the facility’s certificate of occupancy.
  • Comply with guidance provided by the StrongSchoolsNC Public Health Toolkit, Interim Guidance for Administrators and Participants of Youth Amateur Sports Programs, and the Interim Guidance for Institutions of Higher Education.


Filed – 2/23/2021


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