HB 42/SB 36 – 2020 COVID Relief Bill Modifications

HB 42/SB 36 – 2020 COVID Relief Bill Modifications

Primary House Sponsors: Rep. Donny Lambeth (R-Forsyth); Rep. Jason Saine (R-Lincoln); Rep. Dean Arp (R-Union); Rep. Jeffrey Elmore (R-Alexander, Wilkes)

Primary Senate Sponsors: Sen. Brent Jackson (R-Duplin, Johnston, Sampson); Sen. Kathy Harrington (R-Gaston); Sen. Ralph Hise (R-Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Yancey)

Summary

This bill makes modifications to the State COVID-19 relief legislation consistent with additional federal legislation and guidance. The bill makes numerous changes including several updates to the deadlines by which numerous specific allocations from the CRF must be used including:

  • The $237.5M for continuity of government
  • The 12.425M for the North Carolina Association of Free and Charitable Clinics
  • The 12.425M for the North Carolina Community Health Center Association
  • The $6M for the COVID-19 Rural Hospitals Relief Fund
  • The $15M for the Teaching Hospitals Relief Fund
  • The $15M for the General Hospitals Relief Fund
  • The $7M for certain enumerated hospitals to offset COVID-19 related patient care expenses
  • The $2.5M for tier 2 counties with hospitals meeting certain requirements to offset COVID-19 related patient care expenses
  • The $500k for TROSA for increased operational expenses for COVID-19 related substance use disorder treatments
  • The $1M for Nurse Family Partnership for COVID-related service expenses
  • The $23M for NC Health Care Facilities Association, NC Senior Living Association, and NC Assisted Living Association

Movement

HB 42

Filed – 2/1/2021

This bill was referred to the following House Committees:

-Appropriations

-Rules, Calendar, and Operations

SB36

This bill was filed 2/1/2021, passed in the Senate on 2/3/2021, and was passed to the House on 2/3/2021. This bill passed in the House on 2/4/2021.

This bill was ratified and presented to the Governor on 2/4/2021 and signed by the Governor on 2/10/2021.

 
 

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