Bill Summary for S 151 (2019-2020)

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Feb 26 2019

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
Senate Bill 151 (Public) Filed Tuesday, February 26, 2019
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE PUNISHMENT FOR BREAKING AND ENTERING A PHARMACY.
Intro. by McInnis, Britt, J. Davis.

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Enacts new GS 14-54.2 as follows. Makes it a Class D felony for any person who breaks or enters a pharmacy with the intent to commit the theft of opioids. Defines pharmacy. Additionally, makes it a Class F felony if a person receives or possesses any property that has been stolen during the commission of the breaking and entering of a pharmacy while knowing or having reasonable grounds to believe the property is stolen. Subjects anyone found in violation of the statute to property forfeiture pursuant to GS 18B-504. Effective December 1, 2019.

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