Bill Summary for H 673 (2017-2018)

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Apr 10 2017

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View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
House Bill 673 (Public) Filed Monday, April 10, 2017
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON COMMITS CERTAIN DEATH OR SERIOUS INJURY BY VEHICLE OFFENSES IF THE PERSON CAUSES THE DEATH OR SERIOUS INJURY WHILE COMMITTING THE OFFENSE OF DRIVING WHILE LICENSE REVOKED FOR IMPAIRED DRIVING.
Intro. by Faircloth.

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Amends GS 20-141.4, which sets out the offenses of felony and misemeanor death by motor vehicle, felony serious injury by vehicle, aggravated felony serious injury by vehicle, and aggravated felony death by vehicle. Establishes that a person commits these death or serious injury by vehicle offenses if the person proximately causes the death or serious injury of another person while engaged in the offense of driving while license revoked for impaired driving under GS 20-28(a1). Makes technical and conforming changes to the statute. Effective December 1, 2017, and applies to offenses committed on or after that date.

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