Bill Summaries: H24 (2013-2014 Session)

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  • Summary date: Jun 24 2013 - View summary

    AN ACT TO AMEND THE PROCEDURES FOR PERSONS ON PROBATION WHO ARE DIRECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN AN ABUSER TREATMENT PROGRAM AND MAKE CLARIFYING CHANGES RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENSES. Enacted June 19, 2013. Section 1 is effective December 1, 2013, and applies to defendants placed on supervised or unsupervised probation on or after that date. The remainder is effective June 19, 2013.

     

     


  • Summary date: Jun 4 2013 - View summary

    Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 3rd edition.

    Changes the short and long titles.

    Amends GS 15A-1343(b)(12), concerning the conditions of probation, making organizational changes and setting out specified procedures for when a defendant is placed on supervised or unsupervised probation, establishing that in instances of supervised probation, (1) the probation officer must forward a copy of the judgment, including all conditions of probation, to the abuser treatment program (was included in previous edition but was not set out as a specified procedure); (2) the program must notify the probation officer if the defendant fails to participate in the program or if the defendant is discharged from the program for violating any of the program rules; and (3) the probation officer must file a violation report with the court and notify the district attorney of the noncompliance if the defendant fails to participate in the program or if the defendant is discharged from the program for violating any of the program rules. When the defendant is placed on unsupervised probation, the following procedures apply: (1) the defendant is required to notify the district attorney and the abuser treatment program of their choice of program within 10 days of the judgment if the program has not previously been selected; (2) the district attorney must forward a copy of the judgment, including all conditions of probation, to the abuser treatment program (was included in previous edition but was not set out as a specified procedure); and (3) the program must notify the district attorney if the defendant fails to participate in the program or is discharged from the program for failure to comply with the program or its rules.

    Provides that Section 1 of this act becomes effective December 1, 2013, and applies to defendants placed on supervised or unsupervised probation on or after that date. The remainder of this act is effective when it becomes law.


  • Summary date: Feb 14 2013 - View summary

    House Amendment #2 makes the following change to 2nd edition, as amended. Adds that the probation officer must also file a violation report with the court if a defendant placed on supervised probation is discharged from an abuser treatment program for failure to comply.


  • Summary date: Feb 13 2013 - View summary

    House Amendment 1 makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.

    Amends SL 2012-39, which concerns the review of a defendant's participation in adomestic violence program. Provides that Section 1 ofthe act, effective December 1, 2012,applies to defendants placed on probation on or after that date and that Section 2 of the act, also effective December 1, 2012, applies to judgments entered on or after that date.

    Amends the title of this act, adding the following language: AND TO MAKE OTHER CHANGES TO THE REPORTING REQUIREMENT FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENSES.

    Renumbers the sections of this act accordingly


  • Summary date: Feb 11 2013 - View summary

    House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition. Makes organizational changes.


  • Summary date: Jan 30 2013 - View summary

    Amends GS 15A-1343(b) (concerning probation conditions) to provide as title indicates. Makes a conforming change. Current law requires noncompliance with a treatment program reported to the court, and requires a compliance review for defendants placed on unsupervised probation and attending a treatment program. Applies to all defendants placed on supervised or unsupervised probation before, on, or after the date the act becomes law.