AN ACT TO CLARIFY CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE JUSTICE REINVESTMENT ACT. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 5/21/12, 6/6/12, and 6/26/12. Enacted July 16, 2012. Sections 5'7 are effective December 1, 2012. The remainder is effective July 16, 2012.
Summary date: Jul 17 2012 - View summary
Summary date: Jun 26 2012 - View summary
Senate amendment makes the following changes to 2nd edition. Adds new section 7 amending GS 143B-720 to add a new subsection (f) authorizing the Post-Release Supervision and Parole Commission to conduct by video-conference the following hearings: revocation or termination of post-release supervision; revocation, termination, or suspension of parole; and criminal contempt for willful refusal to accept or comply with the terms of post-release supervision by prisoners subject to sex offender registration requirements under Article 27A of GS Chapter 14. Makes technical conforming changes to the effective date.
Summary date: Jun 6 2012 - View summary
House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition.
Adds a section to amend GS 15A-1368.3(c) (effect of violation of post-release supervision) to clarify that reimprisonment for a violation of a condition of post-release supervision tolls the running of the supervised release period. Specifies that a supervisee will not be re-released on post-release supervision if the supervisee has served all remaining time on the maximum imposed term. Applies to supervisees violating the conditions of post-release supervision on or after the date the act becomes law.
Adds a section to increase the maximum terms of imprisonment in GS 90-95(h) to include time for post-release supervision. Makes a conforming change to GS 15A-1368.1 to clarify that Article 84A (Post-Release Supervision) in GS Chapter 15A applies to all felons sentenced to active imprisonment under GS 90-95(h). Applies to offenses committed on or after December 1, 2012.
Makes a technical change to the bill title.
Summary date: May 21 2012 - View summary
Amends GS 15A-1343.2(e) (delegation to probation officer in community punishment) and GS 15A-1343.2(f) (delegation in intermediate punishments) to clarify that a probationer may be confined for the period designated in a violation report after the probationer, probation officer, and an additional designated officer sign a waiver of rights. Amends GS 15A-1344(d2) to clarify that the court may impose a 90-day period of confinement when a defendant on probation for a felony conviction has violated a condition of probation other than committing a crime or absconding. Clarifies that a court may impose a period of confinement of up to 90 days when a defendant on probation for a misdemeanor conviction has violated a condition of probation other than committing a crime or fleeing. Makes additional clarifying changes.