Bill Summaries: H668 (2021)

  • Summary date: Apr 22 2021 - View summary

    Amends GS 15A-1241 to require a trial judge to require that the reporter make a true, complete, and accurate record of all statements from the bench and all other proceedings (previously excluded the selection of the jury in noncapital cases, opening statements and final arguments of counsel to the jury, and arguments of counsel on questions of law). Makes conforming deletions. Makes language gender-neutral. Effective October 1, 2021, and applies to statements from the bench and other proceedings occurring on or after that date.