Amends GS 14-43.11(b), GS 14-43.12(b), GS 14-43.13(b), and GS 14-43.14(b), changing Class F felonies to Class E felonies.
Amends GS 14-208.6(5), adding human trafficking, pursuant to GS 14-43.11 and defined as occurring when the offense is committed against a minor who is less than 18 years old or having been committed when the offense is against an adult with the intent that the person be held in sexual servitude, to the definition of a sexually violent offense.
Amends GS 14-208.6(1m), Offense against a minor, adding language that states the term also includes an offense under GS 14-43.14 (sale, surrender, or purchase of a minor) that is committed by any person without regard as to whether the person is the minor's parent.
Effective December 1, 2013, applying to offenses committed on or after that date.
Bill H 221 (2013-2014)Summary date: Mar 5 2013 - View summary