TO CLARIFY CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE JUSTICE REINVESTMENT ACT AS RECOMMENDED BY THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY.
Amends GS 15A-1343.2(e) (delegation to probation officer in community punishment) and GS 15A-1343.2(f) (delegation in intermediate punishments) to clarify that a probationer may be confined for the period designated in a violation report after the probationer, probation officer, and an additional designated officer sign a waiver of rights. Amends GS 15A-1344(d2) to clarify that the court may impose a 90-day period of confinement when a defendant on probation for a felony conviction has violated a condition of probation other than committing a crime or absconding. Clarifies that a court may impose a period of confinement of up to 90 days when a defendant on probation for a misdemeanor conviction has violated a condition of probation other than committing a crime or fleeing. Makes additional clarifying changes.
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