Bill Summary for H 224 (2019-2020)

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Mar 6 2019

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 224 (Public) Filed Wednesday, February 27, 2019
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE PUNISHMENT FOR ASSAULT WITH A FIREARM ON A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, PROBATION OFFICER, OR PAROLE OFFICER AND ON AN EMPLOYEE OF A DETENTION FACILITY.
Intro. by Moore, Hastings, C. Smith, Barnes.

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

Changes the act's long title.

Further amends GS 14-35.1, increasing from a Class E felony to a Class D felony assault with a firearm upon a person employed at a detention facility operated under the jurisdiction of the State or local government while the employee is in the performance of the employee's duties. Applies to offenses committed on or after December 1, 2019.

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