Amends GS 14-288.4 by adding that a person commits the offense of disorderly conduct (a Class 2 misdemeanor) if the person makes unreasonable noise (1) with the intent to infringe upon another person's exercise of his or her right to free speech or to otherwise cause public inconvenience, annoyance, alarm, or disruption or (2) in a careless or reckless manner so as to create the risk of infringing upon another person's exercise of his or her right to free speech or the risk of otherwise causing public inconvenience, annoyance, alarm, or disruption. Applies to offense committed on or after December 1, 2019.
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AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON COMMITS DISORDERLY CONDUCT IF THE PERSON MAKES UNREASONABLE NOISE WITH THE INTENT TO INFRINGE UPON ANOTHER PERSON'S EXERCISE OF HIS OR HER RIGHT TO FREE SPEECH OR TO CAUSE PUBLIC INCONVENIENCE, ANNOYANCE, ALARM, OR DISRUPTION.Intro. by Edwards, Daniel, Ford.
Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate action) (Apr 4 2019)
Bill S 596 (2019-2020)Summary date: Apr 5 2019 - More information