Bill Summaries: H1173 (2011-2012 Session)

  • Summary date: Jul 17 2012 - View summary

    AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT A PROBATION VIOLATOR WHO ABSCONDS OR OTHERWISE WILLFULLY AVOIDS ARREST AFTER THE ISSUANCE OF A WARRANT SHALL FORFEIT ANY PUBLIC ASSISTANCE BENEFITS UNTIL SURRENDERING TO THE COURT. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 5/29/12, 6/20/12, and 6/28/12. Enacted July 12, 2012. Section 1 is effective October 1, 2012. The remainder is effective July 12, 2012.

  • Summary date: Jun 28 2012 - View summary

    Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 2nd edition. Provides that suspension of a probation violator’s benefits do not affect any benefits that are being received for the benefit of a family member of a probation violator.

  • Summary date: Jun 20 2012 - View summary

    House amendments make the following changes to 1st edition.
    Amendment #1 clarifies that the amendment to GS 15A-1345 becomes effective October 1, 2012; the directives to specified entities to adopt rules remains effective when the act becomes law.
    Amendment #2 clarifies that suspension of benefits continues until the probationer surrenders to or is otherwise brought under the court’s jurisdiction.
    Amendment #3 specifies that the provision does not affect a violater’s family member’s eligibility for public assistance benefits.

  • Summary date: May 29 2012 - View summary

    Enacts new subsection (a1) to GS 15A-1345, authorizing the court to suspend any public assistance benefits received by a probationer who is absconding or willfully avoiding arrest, after the court issues an order for arrest for violating probation conditions, until the probationer surrenders to the court. Directs specified entities to adopt rules to assist local law enforcement to implement this provision.