A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR A TEN-DOLLAR CO-PAY FOR PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION DISPENSED IN A COUNTY JAIL, TO PROVIDE THE PISTOL PERMIT FEE TO BE AN APPLICATION FEE, AND TO MAKE IT A FELONY TO ESCAPE FROM A COUNTY FACILITY WHEN CHARGED WITH AND BEING HELD FOR A FELONY.
House committee substitute to the 4th edition makes the following changes.
Amends GS 14-256 to provide that a person is guilty of a Class H felony for escaping from any prison, jail, or county or city lockup, or from the custody of an officer if the person has also been charged with or convicted (was, convicted) of a felony and has been committed to the facility pending trial or transfer (was, pending transfer) to the state prison system. Effective December 1, 2013, and applies to offenses occurring on or after that date.
Makes Section 1, amending GS 153A-225, effective August 1, 2013.
Makes conforming changes to the act's short and long titles.
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