RALEIGH – The compromise deal announced by legislative leaders and Governor Roy Cooper early Wednesday has been filed in the N.C. Senate by Sen. Deanna Ballard (R-Alleghany), who, according to Senate Leader Phil Berger, has been the workhorse pulling the effort to reopen our schools.
The bill, Senate Bill 220, passed it’s first reading and headed to committee for any adjustments and approval. Lawmakers indicated the bill would make it to the governor’s desk by the end of business Wednesday.
Here is the text of the bill, which isn’t expected to change according to statements from all caucus leaders and the governor’s team:
Follow the bill’s progress here.