Bill Summaries: H676 (2015-2016 Session)

  • Summary date: Apr 15 2015 - View summary

    Amends GS 148-82(b) to delete the requirement that a person erroneously convicted of a felony and imprisoned in a North Carolina prison must have pleaded not guilty or nolo contendere (plea of no contest) to be eligible for compensation under this subsection upon a determination of innocence and dismissal of the charges by the three-judge panel.

    Enacts new subsection (c) to GS 148-82 to apply the provisions for compensation for erroneous conviction and imprisonment for a felony to any person who is determined to be innocent of all charges and against whom the charges are dismissed under GS 15A-1417(a)(2) or GS 15A-1420(e).