AMEND CONDITIONAL DISCHARGE/1ST DRUG OFFENSE.

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 641 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 9, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT A COURT HAS THE DISCRETION TO DETERMINE WHETHER TO GRANT A CONDITIONAL DISCHARGE FOR A FIRST OFFENSE OF CERTAIN DRUG OFFENSES.
Intro. by Davis, Daughtry.

Status: Ch. SL 2013-210 (House Action) (Jun 26 2013)

SOG comments (1):

Short and long title change.

Senate committee substitute changes the short and long title.  The previous titles were as follows:

AMEND DEFERRED PROSECUTION/1ST DRUG OFFENSE

A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT THE COURT HAS THE DISCRETION TO DETERMINE WHETHER TO DEFER PROSECUTION FOR A FIRST OFFENSE OF CERTAIN DRUG OFFENSES.
 

Bill History:

H 641/S.L. 2013-210

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Jul 2 2013 - More information

    AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT A COURT HAS THE DISCRETION TO DETERMINE WHETHER TO GRANT A CONDITIONAL DISCHARGE FOR A FIRST OFFENSE OF CERTAIN DRUG OFFENSES. Enacted June 26, 2013. Effective December 1, 2013, and applies to offenses committed on or after that date.


  • Summary date: May 30 2013 - More information

    Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.

    Changes the short and long titles.

    Amends the exception to the deferral of further proceedings, provided for in GS 90-96(a), providing that when the court makes a written finding, and the District Attorney agrees, that the offender is inappropriate for a conditional discharge (was, for deferred prosecution) for factors related to the offense, the provisions of this section do not apply and the offender will not receive a conditional discharge.


  • Summary date: Apr 23 2013 - More information

    House amendment to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Reinstates language in GS 90-96(a) requiring the court to defer further proceedings and place an individual on probation when the person has not been previously convicted of specified offenses. Makes an exception for when the court makes a written finding, and the District Attorney agrees, that the offender is inappropriate for deferred prosecution for factors related to the offense.


  • Summary date: Apr 9 2013 - More information

    Amends GS 90-96(a) as the title indicates. Effective December 1, 2013, and applies to offenses committed on or after that date.


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