AN ACT TO ASSIST THE CRIMINAL LAW RECODIFICATION WORKING GROUP. Enacted June 25, 2018. Effective June 25, 2018.
Summary date: Jun 26 2018 - View summary
Summary date: Jun 7 2018 - View summary
Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 2nd edition. Deletes all content of the previous edition and replaces it with the following.
Requires all State agencies, boards, and commissions with the power to define conduct as a crime in the North Carolina Administrative Code to create a list of all crimes defined by the entity that are in effect or pending implementation and submit the list to the Joint Legislative Administrative Procedure Oversight Committee and the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Justice and Public Safety by December 1, 2018.
Requires the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) to compile a list of North Carolina common law crimes and a list of crimes defined in the North Carolina General Statutes, organized by chapter. Requires AOC to list any North Carolina criminal statutes that meet one or more of the following: (1) the statute is duplicative; (2) the statute is inconsistent with other statutes, rarely charged, fails to state a mens rea, or contains undefined terms; (3) the statute appears to be obsolete; or (4) the statute has been held to be unconstitutional by an appellate court. Requires that the list along with any supplemental information be submitted to the Joint Legislative Administrative Procedure Oversight Committee and the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Justice and Public Safety by February 1, 2019.
Requires every county, city, town, or metropolitan sewerage district that has enacted an ordinance punishable under GS 14-4(a)(which makes it a Class 3 misdemeanor to violate an ordinance of a county, city, town, or metropolitan sewerage district, to be fined not more than $500) to list applicable ordinances with a description of the conduct subject to criminal punishment in each ordinance and submit the list to the Joint Legislative Administrative Procedure Oversight Committee and the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Justice and Public Safety by December 1, 2018.
Makes conforming changes to the act's titles.
Summary date: Mar 28 2017 - View summary
House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Provides that the member of the House of Representatives and the member of the Senate appointed to the Task Force shall serve as cochairs of the Task Force. (was, one cochair designated by the Speaker and one designated by the President Pro Tempore).
Summary date: Mar 15 2017 - View summary
Establishes the 12-member North Carolina Joint Legislative Task Force on Regulatory Reform (Task Force) to solicit, review, and recommend proposals from owners and managers of businesses, economic development professionals, employers, employees, independent contractors, consumers, and citizens on ways to improve the state's regulatory climate. Specifies issues that must be considered. Specifies membership requirements, provides for chairs, and sets out other provisions governing the functioning of the Task Force. Requires the Task Force to submit a final report to the General Assembly on or before December 31, 2018, and terminates the Task Force on that date or upon the filing of the final report, whichever is first.