AN ACT TO ESTABLISH COMPLIANCE COURT COSTS AND TO DIRECT THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS TO ESTABLISH A SYSTEM FOR THE ELECTRONIC PAYMENT OF COMPLIANCE COURT COSTS.
House amendment #1 makes the following changes to the 3rd edition.
Amends subsection (a) of new GS 7A-304.1, effective July 1, 2016, which permits a person charged for any of the offenses indicated in subsection (b) to elect to provide proof of compliance to the district attorney before or on the scheduled court appearance date. Provides that the district attorney may agree to a voluntary dismissal of the case in exchange for the person's signed waiver of appearance and payment of court costs in the amount of $50 per citation (was, $50) if paid in person to the clerk of court, or $10 per citation (was, $10) if paid through the electronic payment system established by the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC).
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