Bill Summaries: H211 (2023-2024 Session)

  • Summary date: Feb 27 2023 - View summary

    Amends GS 20-179(e), eliminating from the mitigating factors judges are required to consider in driving while impaired sentencing: (1) slight impairment of the defendant's faculties resulting solely from alcohol and an alcohol concentration that did not exceed 0.09 at any relevant time after the driving; and (2) slight impairment of the defendant's faculties, resulting solely from alcohol, with no chemical analysis having been available to the defendant. Applies to offenses committed on or after December 1, 2023.