NAMI NC Policy Watch

North Carolina House of Representatives meet at the General Assembly Tuesday, June 28, 2016. (North State Journal/Eamon Queeney)

During the 2019 session of the NC General Assembly, NAMI NC will monitor bills that will have a direct or indirect effect on persons living with mental illness and our state’s behavioral health system.   Keep watch with us by visiting this page for updates.

2019 Bill Tracker:

Governor Roy Cooper’s  Veto of HB966-Budget Bill on June 28, 2019

Click here to access a summary of the bills that we tracked during the 2019 legislative session.

2019 Budget Bill — House Bill 966 (includes Senate Proposed Committee Substitute_v.5/29/2019

Appropriations Base Budget Committee Report (referred to as “the money bill”)

NAMI summary of MH specific budget provisions

Bills From Previous Sessions Under Watch

SB630 Session Law 2018-33 Changes to the NC’s Involuntary Commitment Law

Session Law 2015-97 AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS A FELONY TO ASSAULT HOSPITAL PERSONNEL
AND LICENSED HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS WHO ARE PROVIDING OR
ATTEMPTING TO PROVIDE SERVICES IN A HOSPITAL.