Bill Summaries: H418 (2021)

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  • Summary date: May 6 2021 - View summary

    House amendment makes the following changes to the 1st edition. Amends new GS 14-277.7A to require the officer to have reasonably believed (was, believed) the threat, or as applicable, for the officer or the person being threatened to have reasonably believed (was, believed) the threat.


  • Summary date: Mar 25 2021 - View summary

    Enacts GS 14-277.7A, making it a Class A1 misdemeanor to make any threat to inflict serious bodily injury upon or kill an officer because of the exercise of the officer's duties if the threat is received and believed by the officer. Makes it a Class I felony to make any threat to inflict serious bodily injury upon or kill any other person as retaliation against an officer because of the exercise of that officer's duties if the threat is received and believed by either the officer or the person being threatened. Defines officer to mean any law enforcement officer, probation officer, parole officer, or a person employed at a detention facility operated under State or local government jurisdiction. Applies to offenses committed on or after December 1, 2021.