AN ACT TO CLARIFY THAT THE PROVISIONS REGARDING DEFERRED PROSECUTION AND CONDITIONAL DISCHARGE FOR CONVICTIONS OF H AND I FELONIES AND MISDEMEANORS UNDER STRUCTURED SENTENCING DO NOT APPLY TO CONVICTIONS OF IMPAIRED DRIVING, TO CLARIFY THAT OFFENSES INVOLVING IMPAIRED DRIVING CANNOT BE EXPUNGED, AND TO MODIFY THE LAW CONCERNING WHEN A NEW SENTENCING HEARING MUST BE HELD IN DISTRICT COURT ON AN IMPLIED CONSENT CONVICTION FOR WHICH THE APPEAL TO SUPERIOR COURT HAS BEEN WITHDRAWN.
Amends GS 15A-134(a), as title indicates, adding language that clarifies that the provisions in GS 15A-1341(a1), (a2), (a4), and (a5) regarding deferred prosecution and conditional discharge for convictions of H and I felonies and misdemeanors under structured sentencing do not apply to individuals being placed on probation for convictions of impaired driving under GS 20-138.1
Effective December 1, 2015, applying to any order placing a person on probation on or after that date.
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