A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO INCREASE THE PENALTY FOR VARIOUS CRIMINAL OFFENSES OF FELONY CHILD ABUSE AND TO REQUIRE THAT THE OFFICIAL RECORD OF A DEFENDANT CONVICTED OF CHILD ABUSE OR OTHER ASSAULTS AGAINST A MINOR INDICATES THAT THE OFFENSE INVOLVED CHILD ABUSE. Enacted April 24, 2013. Effective December 1, 2013.
Summary date: Apr 25 2013 - View summary
Bill H 75 (2013-2014)Summary date: Feb 6 2013 - View summary
Amends GS 14-318.4 (felony child abuse) to increase by one degree the penalty for various child abuse felonies. Applies to offenses committed on or after December 1, 2013.
Enacts new subsection (a1) to GS 15A-1382.1, requiring the judgment and the official record to reflect that the case involved child abuse if the defendant is found guilty of an offense involving child abuse or of an offense committed against a minor involving assault or any act of domestic violence. Applies to judgments entered on or after December 1, 2013.