AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT A CONSENT PROTECTIVE ORDER ENTERED UNDER CHAPTER 50B OF THE GENERAL STATUTES MAY BE ENTERED WITHOUT FINDINGS OF FACT AND CONCLUSIONS OF LAW UPON THE WRITTEN AGREEMENT OF THE PARTIES. Enacted July 3, 2013. Effective October 1, 2013.
Bill Summaries: H209 (2013-2014 Session)
Summary date: Jul 8 2013 - View summary
Bill H 209 (2013-2014)Summary date: Jun 10 2013 - View summary
Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition. Makes an organizational change to the 1st edition, removing a provision previously enacted as part of subsection (a) of GS 50B-3 and enacting that provision as new subsection (b1) of GS 50B-3. Deletes the change to GS 50C-5(b)(7)that allowed the court to assess attorneys' fees to either party as a form of reliefin a civil no contact order.
Amends the title of this act.
Bill H 209 (2013-2014)Summary date: Mar 4 2013 - View summary
Amends GS 50B-3 to allow entering a consent protective order without findings of fact and conclusions of law if the parties agree in writing that those items will not be included in the order. Provides that the consent protective order is valid and enforceable and has the same force and effect as a protective order entered with findings of fact and conclusions of law.
Amends GS 50C-5 to allow the court to assess attorney's fees to either party as a form of relief in a civil no contact order.
Applies to orders entered on or after October 1, 2013.