CONTEMPT FOR 50C/ SCOPE OF STAY FOR APPEALS.

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House Bill 79 (Public) Filed Wednesday, February 11, 2015
AN ACT AMENDING THE LAWS PERTAINING TO CIVIL NO-CONTACT ORDERS TO CLARIFY THAT A KNOWING VIOLATION OF A CIVIL NO-CONTACT ORDER IS PUNISHABLE BY CIVIL OR CRIMINAL CONTEMPT AND CLARIFYING THE SCOPE OF STAY ON PROCEEDINGS WHEN A CASE IS ON APPEAL.
Intro. by Glazier, Stevens, Davis.

Status: Ch. SL 2015-25 (House Action) (May 21 2015)

SOG comments (1):

Title Change.

House committee substitute changes the short and long titles. The previous titles can be found below:

ALLOW CIVIL & CRIMINAL CONTEMPT/50C VIOLATION.

AN ACT AMENDING THE LAWS PERTAINING TO CIVIL NO-CONTACT ORDERS TO CLARIFY THAT A KNOWING VIOLATION OF A CIVIL NO-CONTACT ORDER IS PUNISHABLE BY CIVIL OR CRIMINAL CONTEMPT.

Bill History:

H 79/S.L. 2015-25

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: May 21 2015 - More information

    AN ACT AMENDING THE LAWS PERTAINING TO CIVIL NO-CONTACT ORDERS TO CLARIFY THAT A KNOWING VIOLATION OF A CIVIL NO-CONTACT ORDER IS PUNISHABLE BY CIVIL OR CRIMINAL CONTEMPT AND CLARIFYING THE SCOPE OF STAY ON PROCEEDINGS WHEN A CASE IS ON APPEAL. Enacted May 21, 2015. Section 1 is effective October 1, 2015. The remainder is effective May 21, 2015.


  • Summary date: Mar 11 2015 - More information

    House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

    Changes the short and long titles.

    Amends GS 1-294, Scope of stay; security limited for fiduciaries, providing that unless otherwise provided by the Rules of Appellate Procedure, when an appeal is perfected it stays all further proceedings in the court below upon the judgment appealed from, or upon the matter embraced, except that the court below can proceed on matters included in the action that are not affected by the judgment appealed from.

    Amends the effective date clause to provide that the above proposed changes are effective when the act becomes law. 


  • Summary date: Feb 11 2015 - More information

    Amends GS 50C-10, as the title indicates. Effective for orders entered on or after October 1, 2015.


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