Bill Summary for H 425 (2019-2020)
|View NCGA Bill Details||2019-2020 Session|
AN ACT TO IMPLEMENT CONNER'S LAW.Intro. by Faircloth, McNeill, Ross, Boles.
|View: All Summaries for Bill||Tracking:|
House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes.
Further amends GS 14-34.7 concerning assaults on a law enforcement officer, probation officer, parole officer, National Guard member, or detention facility employee. Excepts from prosecution conduct resulting from a verifiable diagnosis made by a qualified behavioral health professional of a medical condition or a mental health or behavioral health disability. Provides limited civil immunity to an officer who charges a person in good faith who is thereafter determined to be subject to the new exception. Makes conforming changes to the statute's title. Further amends GS 14-223, concerning resisting officers, to enact identical provisions regarding exceptions from prosecution for conduct arising from such verifiable diagnoses as described in GS 14-34.7, as amended. Makes conforming changes to the statute's title.
Specifies that the act applies to offenses committed on or after December 1, 2019.