Analysis

Synopsis:

 Makes an appropriation to the Department of Health fo the purchase and distribution of KN95 masks or equivalently effective masks and for robust statewide public education campaign about the importance and proper usage of masks. Also declaring an emergency.

Analysis:

 SB 309 request five million dollars ($5,000,000) to be  appropriated from the General Fund to the Department of Health for expenditure in Fiscal Year 2021 for the purchase and distribution of KN95 masks or equivalently effective masks that reduce transmission of coronavirus disease2019 and for a robust statewide public education campaign about the importance and proper usage of masks. Any unexpended or unencumbered balance remaining at the end of fiscal year 2021 shall revert to the General Fund. 
SB 309 declares for the public peace, health and safety that this Act take effect immediately.

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