North Carolina General Assembly
NC General Statutes
Chapter 143C - State Budget Act.
The Statutes on the North Carolina General Assembly website reflect changes made in the
legislative session, through 7/30/2016.
§ 143C-1-1. Purpose and definitions.
§ 143C-1-2. Appropriations: constitutional requirement; reversions.
§ 143C-1-3. Fund types.
§ 143C-1-4. Interest earnings credited to the General Fund; interest earnings on Highway Fund and Highway Trust Fund credited to those funds.
§ 143C-1-5. Chapter is applicable to The University of North Carolina.
§ 143C-2-1. Governor is Director of the Budget.
§ 143C-2-2. Collection of State Budget Statistics.
§ 143C-2-3. Fiscal analysis required for any State agency bill that affects the budget.
§ 143C-2-4. Director of the Budget may direct State Treasurer to borrow money for certain payments.
§ 143C-2-5. Grants and contracts database.
§ 143C-2-6. Contents of database and Web site.
§ 143C-3-1. Budget estimate for the legislative branch.
§ 143C-3-2. Budget estimate for the judicial branch.
§ 143C-3-3. Budget requests from State agencies in the executive branch.
§ 143C-3-4. Budget requests from non-State entities.
§ 143C-3-5. Budget recommendations and budget message.
§ 143C-4-1. Annual balanced budget.
§ 143C-4-2. Savings Reserve Account and appropriation of General Fund unreserved fund balance.
§ 143C-4-3. Repairs and Renovations Reserve.
§ 143C-4-4. Contingency and Emergency Fund.
§ 143C-4-5. Non-State match restrictions.
§ 143C-4-6. General Fund operating budget size limited.
§ 143C-4-7. Limit on number of permanent positions budgeted.
Enactment of the Budget.
§ 143C-5-1. Rules for the introduction of the Governor's appropriations bills.
§ 143C-5-2. Order of appropriations bills.
§ 143C-5-3. Availability statement required.
§ 143C-5-4. Enactment deadline; procedures to be followed when the Current Operations Appropriations Act does not become law prior to the end of certain fiscal years.
§ 143C-5-5. Committee report used to construe intent of budget acts.
Administration of the Budget.
§ 143C-6-1. Budget enacted by the General Assembly; certified budgets of State agencies.
§ 143C-6-2. Methods to avoid deficit.
§ 143C-6-3. Allotments.
§ 143C-6-4. Budget Adjustments Authorized.
§ 143C-6-5. No expenditures for purposes for which the General Assembly has considered but not enacted an appropriation; no fee increases that the General Assembly has rejected.
§ 143C-6-5.5. Limitation on use of State funds for abortions.
§ 143C-6-6. Positions included in the State Payroll.
§ 143C-6-7. Compliance with Chapter and appropriations acts by State agencies.
§ 143C-6-8. State agencies may incur financial obligations only if authorized by the Director of the Budget and subject to the availability of appropriated funds.
§ 143C-6-9. Use of lapsed salary savings.
§ 143C-6-10. Flexible compensation plan.
§ 143C-6-11. Highway appropriation.
§ 143C-6-12. Quarterly report on State agency reorganizations and movements of positions.
§ 143C-6-13: Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 143C-6-14: Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 143C-6-15: Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 143C-6-16: Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 143C-6-17: Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 143C-6-18: Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 143C-6-19: Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 143C-6-20: Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 143C-6-21. Payments to nonprofits.
§ 143C-6-22. Use of State funds by non-State entities.
§ 143C-6-23. State grant funds: administration; oversight and reporting requirements.
Federal and Other Receipts.
§ 143C-7-1. Funds creating an obligation.
§ 143C-7-2. Federal Block Grants.
Budgeting Capital Improvement Projects.
§ 143C-8-1. Legislative intent; purpose.
§ 143C-8-2: Repealed by Session Laws 2016-119, s. 2(b), effective July 28, 2016.
§ 143C-8-3. Capital improvement needs criteria.
§ 143C-8-4. Agency capital improvement needs estimates.
§ 143C-8-5. Six-year capital improvements plan.
§ 143C-8-6. Recommendations for capital improvements set forth in the Recommended State Budget.
§ 143C-8-7. When a State agency may begin a capital improvement project.
§ 143C-8-8. When a State agency may increase the cost of a capital improvement project.
§ 143C-8-9. When a State agency may change the scope of a capital improvement project.
§ 143C-8-10. Project Reserve Account.
§ 143C-8-11. Reversion of appropriation; lapse of project authorization; transfer of funds remaining after project completion.
§ 143C-8-12. Capital improvement projects from sources other than the General Fund.
Special Funds and Fee Reports.
§ 143C-9-1. Medicaid Special Fund; transfers to Department of Health and Human Services.
§ 143C-9-2. Trust Fund for Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services and Bridge Funding Needs.
§ 143C-9-3. Settlement Reserve Fund.
§ 143C-9-4. Biennial fee report.
§ 143C-9-5. Assignment to the State of rights to tobacco manufacturer escrow funds.
§ 143C-9-6: Repealed by Session Laws 2016-94, s. 15.2(e), effective July 1, 2016.
§ 143C-9-7. Indian Gaming Education Revenue Fund.
§ 143C-9-8: Repealed by Session Laws 2016-94, s. 15.2(e), effective July 1, 2016.
§ 143C-10-1. Offenses for violation of Chapter.
§ 143C-10-2. Civil liability for violation of Chapter.
§ 143C-10-3. Suspension from office or impeachment for refusal to comply with Chapter.