A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO HONOR FALLEN HEROES BY STRENGTHENING THE LAW THAT PROHIBITS DISORDERLY CONDUCT AT A FUNERAL, MEMORIAL SERVICE, OR PROCESSIONAL ROUTE. Enacted March 6, 2013. Effective December 1, 2013.
Summary date: Mar 7 2013 - View summary
Bill H 19 (2013-2014)Summary date: Jan 30 2013 - View summary
Amends GS 14-288.4, which lists types of disorderly conduct, to provide that demonstrating as described within 500 feet (was, 300 feet) of the ceremonial site for any funeral or memorial service two hours (was, one hour) before or after, or during the service constitutes disorderly conduct. Makes the first offense of this provision a Class 1 misdemeanor (was, Class 2 misdemeanor), a second offense a Class I felony (was, Class 1 misdemeanor), and a third or subsequent offense a Class H felony (was, Class I felony). Applies to offenses committed on or after December 1, 2013.