A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO MAKE CHANGES TO VARIOUS CRIMINAL LAWS AND TO CLARIFY TO WHICH LOCAL GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS E‑VERIFY APPLIES.
Amends GS 106-277.24 to increase the cap on the fine for a violation of the seed law from $500 to $10,000. Requires that the court consider the retail value of the seed when determining the fine amount and requires the payment of restitution for losses occurred when the case involves the unlawful sale of a protected seed. Allows the court to order the suspension of a violator's seed license for up to three years. Provides that violators have the ordinary right of appeal from judgments of the district and superior courts. Applies to offenses committed on or after December 1, 2013.
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