Bill Summary for H 885 (2019-2020)
Jun 19 2020
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AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT ONLY ONE FEE MAY BE ASSESSED TO A DEFENDANT FOR FAILING TO APPEAR IN COURT IN A CRIMINAL CASE.Intro. by R. Turner, McGrady, McNeill, Faircloth.
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Senate committee substitute deletes the content of the 2nd edition and now provides the following.
Amends GS 7A-304 to clarify that the $200 fee for failure to appear can only be assessed once in a criminal case. Effective December 1, 2020, and applies to costs assessed on or after that date.
Makes conforming changes to the act's titles.