AN ACT TO ALLOW A JUVENILE RECORD TO BE CONSIDERED IN MAKING THE RISK DETERMINATION FOR ESTABLISHING A BOND UNDER THE LAWS PERTAINING TO THE JUVENILE CODE. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 2/24/11 and 6/15/11. Enacted June 23, 2011. Effective December 1, 2011.
Summary date: Jun 30 2011 - View summary
Bill S 135 (2011-2012)Summary date: Jun 15 2011 - View summary
House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Amends GS 7B-3000(e) to specify that if the defendant in a criminal proceeding involving a Class A1 misdemeanor or felony was less than 21 years of age at the time of the offense, certain information regarding the juvenile’s record of an adjudication of delinquency for an offense that would be a class A1 misdemeanor or a felony if committed by an adult, where the adjudication occurred after the defendant reached 13 years (was, 16 years) of age, may be used by law enforcement, the magistrate, the courts, and the prosecutor for pretrial release, plea negotiating decisions, and plea acceptance decisions.
Amends the effective date of the act to specify that the act applies to pretrial release, plea negotiating decisions, and plea acceptance decisions on or after December 1, 2011.
Bill S 135 (2011-2012)Summary date: Feb 24 2011 - View summary
Amends GS 7B-3000(e), removing the conditional language placed on a juvenile’s record availability when the offense would be a Class A1 misdemeanor or a felony if committed by an adult (previously, the record was available if adjudication occurred 18 months or less before the defendant reached 16 or occurred after the defendant was 16 years old). Effective December 1, 2011, and applies to offenses committed on or after that date.