AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO ALERTS AN OFFICER OF THE PRESENCE OF A HYPODERMIC NEEDLE OR OTHER SHARP OBJECT POSSESSED BY THE PERSON PRIOR TO A SEARCH BY THE OFFICER SHALL NOT BE CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA FOR POSSESSION OF THE NEEDLE OR OTHER SHARP OBJECT. Enacted June 19, 2013. Effective December 1, 2013.
Summary date: Jun 24 2013 - View summary
Bill H 850 (2013-2014)Summary date: May 8 2013 - View summary
House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Changes long title.
Amends GS 90-113.22(c), deleting any occurrence of the words "law enforcement officer" and replacing them with "officer." Adds new language providing that, for the purposes of this subsection, the term "officer" includes criminal justice officers as defined in GS 17C-2(3) and a justice officer as defined in GS 17E-2(3).
Provides that the act becomes effective December 1, 2013, and applies to offenses committed on or after that date.
Bill H 850 (2013-2014)Summary date: Apr 15 2013 - View summary
As title indicates. Effective December 1, 2013.