GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SENATE BILL 257
Short Title: Appropriations Act of 2017.
Senators Brown, Harrington, B. Jackson (Primary Sponsors); Hise and Pate.
Rules and Operations of the Senate
March 15, 2017
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
PART I. INTRODUCTION AND TITLE OF ACT
SECTION 1.1. The appropriations made in this act are for maximum amounts necessary to provide the services and accomplish the purposes described in the budget in accordance with the State Budget Act. Savings shall be affected where the total amounts appropriated are not required to perform these services and accomplish these purposes, and the savings shall revert to the appropriate fund at the end of each fiscal year, except as otherwise provided by law.
PART II. CURRENT OPERATIONS AND EXPANSION/GENERAL FUND
SECTION 2.1. Appropriations from the General Fund of the State for the maintenance of the State departments, institutions, and agencies, and for other purposes as enumerated, are made for the biennium ending June 30, 2019, according to the following schedule:
SECTION 2.2. The General Fund availability used in developing the 2017‑2019 biennial budget is shown below:
PART III. CURRENT OPERATIONS AND EXPANSION/HIGHWAY FUND
SECTION 3.1. Appropriations from the State Highway Fund for the maintenance and operation of the Department of Transportation and for other purposes as enumerated are made for the biennium ending June 30, 2019, according to the following schedule:
PART IV. HIGHWAY TRUST FUND APPROPRIATIONS
SECTION 4.1. Appropriations from the State Highway Trust Fund for the maintenance and operation of the Department of Transportation and for other purposes as enumerated are made for the biennium ending June 30, 2019, according to the following schedule:
PART V. BLOCK GRANTS
SECTION 5.2. Appropriations from federal block grant funds are made for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018, according to the following schedule:
PART VI. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
SECTION 6.2. Except for statutory changes or other provisions that clearly indicate an intention to have effects beyond the 2017‑2019 fiscal biennium, the textual provisions of this act apply only to funds appropriated for, and activities occurring during, the 2017‑2019 fiscal biennium.
SECTION 6.3. The headings to the parts and sections of this act are a convenience to the reader and are for reference only. The headings do not expand, limit, or define the text of this act, except for effective dates referring to a Part.
SECTION 6.4. If any section or provision of this act is declared unconstitutional or invalid by the courts, it does not affect the validity of this act as a whole or any part other than the part so declared to be unconstitutional or invalid.
SECTION 6.5. Except as otherwise provided, this act is effective when it becomes law.