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, as amended.
Deletes Section 2 from the act, which repealed GS 15A-1347 and amended GS 7A-27, which provided that appeal lies of right directly to the Court of Appeals for any final judgment of a district court that revokes probation or imposes special probation. Makes conforming deletions in the effective date provision.
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