Bill Summary for H 237 (2023-2024)

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Apr 19 2023

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View NCGA Bill Details2023-2024 Session
House Bill 237 (Public) Filed Wednesday, March 1, 2023
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE PHYSICAL HEALTH AND SAFETY OF OTHERS EXEMPTION TO CERTAIN LAWS PROHIBITING WEARING MASKS; TO ENHANCE PUNISHMENT IF THE DEFENDANT WAS WEARING A MASK OR OTHER CLOTHING OR DEVICE TO CONCEAL OR ATTEMPT TO CONCEAL THE DEFENDANT'S IDENTITY; TO PROHIBIT GUBERNATORIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS, SECRETARIAL DECLARATIONS, MUNICIPAL OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT PROHIBITIONS AND RESTRICTIONS, OR OTHER RULES OR REGULATIONS BY A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THIS STATE FROM IMPOSING ADDITIONAL LIMITATIONS ON RELIGIOUS INSTITUTIONS THAT ARE NOT APPLICABLE TO BUSINESSES, NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS, OR OTHER PRIVATE ENTITIES AFFECTED BY THE SAME OR SIMILAR EMERGENCY; TO INCREASE THE PENALTY FOR IMPEDING A ROAD DURING A DEMONSTRATION OR OBSTRUCTING AN EMERGENCY VEHICLE FROM ACCESSING A ROAD AT ANY TIME; AND TO CREATE CIVIL LIABILITY FOR A DEMONSTRATION ORGANIZER OF A DEMONSTRATION THAT OBSTRUCTS AN EMERGENCY VEHICLE.
Intro. by Torbett, Greene, Faircloth, Carson Smith.

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

Amends the definition of proceeds under GS 14-118.8 to mean funds acquired or derived directly or indirectly from, produced through, realized through, or used in the commission of any act (was, an act or conduct that is punishable under GS 105-236). Expands the list of acts that constitute money laundering under GS 114-118.8 to also include when a person knowingly: (1) uses, conspires to use, or attempts to use the proceeds of criminal activity to conduct or attempt to conduct a transaction or make other disposition with the intent to conceal or disguise the nature, location, source, ownership, or control of the proceeds of criminal activity or (2) uses the proceeds of criminal activity with the intent to promote, in whole or in part, the commission of criminal activity, so that there are six listed acts in total. Expands the forfeiture provisions to also allow for forfeiture under GS 14-2.3 (forfeiture of gain acquired through criminal activity). Provides that conspiracy is subject to the punishment scheme set forth in GS 14-118.8(f).