Bill Summary for H 149 (2013-2014)

Summary date: 

Apr 29 2013

Bill Information:

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 149 (Public) Filed Tuesday, February 26, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO MAKE IT A CRIMINAL OFFENSE TO FAIL TO REPORT THE DISAPPEARANCE OF A CHILD TO LAW ENFORCEMENT, TO INCREASE THE CRIMINAL PENALTY FOR CONCEALING THE DEATH OF A CHILD, TO INCREASE THE CRIMINAL PENALTY FOR MAKING A FALSE, MISLEADING, OR UNFOUNDED REPORT TO A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OR OFFICER FOR THE PURPOSE OF INTERFERING OR OBSTRUCTING AN INVESTIGATION INVOLVING A MISSING CHILD OR CHILD VICTIM OF A CLASS A, B1, B2, OR C FELONY, AND TO MAKE IT A CLASS 1 MISDEMEANOR FOR A PERSON TO FAIL TO REPORT THE ABUSE, NEGLECT, DEPENDENCY, OR DEATH DUE TO MALTREATMENT OF A JUVENILE OR TO PREVENT ANOTHER PERSON FROM MAKING SUCH REPORT.
Intro. by Hastings, J. Bell, Jordan, Schaffer.

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

Changes long title.

Amends GS 7B-301(b), providing that any person or institution that knowingly or wantonly fails to report the case of a juvenile, as defined and required in GS 7B-301(a),  or that knowingly or wantonly prevents another person from making the required report, is guilty of a Class I misdemeanor (previous edition provided that an institution or a person that suspects abuse, neglect, dependency, or death due to maltreatment of a juvenile and fails to report the case of that juvenile is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor).

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