Bill Summaries: H848 (2021)

  • Summary date: May 5 2021 - View summary

    Establishes the eight-member Joint Legislative Criminal Laws Study Committee to review state criminal laws to determine which are duplicative and should be repealed, and whether certain lower offenses should be reclassified or decriminalized. Provides for the Committee's membership, meetings, vacancies, member expenses, and staffing. Grants the Committee powers regarding information requests of State officers, agencies and entities of legislative committees set forth in GS 120-19. Requires the Committee to submit a final report to the specified NCGA committees by April 1, 2022. Terminates the Committee on the earlier of April 1, 2022, or the submission of the report.