A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO ELIMINATE APPEALS FOR INFRACTIONS, TO MODIFY APPEALS TO THE SUPERIOR COURT IN PROBATION REVOCATIONS IN WHICH THE DEFENDANT HAS WAIVED A HEARING, TO AMEND THE LAW PERTAINING TO RESENTENCING UPON THE REVERSAL OF A SENTENCE ON APPELLATE REVIEW, TO MAKE CHANGES REGARDING THE PROCEDURES FOR A MOTION FOR APPROPRITE RELIEF, AND TO RECLASSIFY CERTAIN MISDEMEANORS AS INFRACTIONS.
House amendment makes the following changes to the 4th edition.
Amends the title ofthis act to reflect changes in the bill content.
Amends GS 15A-1420 regardingmotions for appropriate relief to delete subsection (b2), which providesfor the assignment for review, and the initial review of motions, and the setting of a time frame for hearings and rulings on motions in non-capital cases. Also deletes subsection (b3) pertaining to the review and calendaring of motions in capital cases. Provides that this act applies to motions filed on or after December 1, 2013, the effective date of this act.
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