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.
Conference report makes the following changes to the 5th edition.
Makes the proposed changes to GS 20-35, 20-176, and 113-135(a) effective if Senate Bill 402, the Appropriations Act, becomes law.
Amends the effective date clause, providing that prosecutions for offenses committed before the effective date are not abated or affected, and the statutes that would be applicable remain applicable to those prosecutions.
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