Bill Summary for S 562 (2019-2020)

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May 8 2019

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
Senate Bill 562 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 2, 2019
AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS REVISIONS TO THE EXPUNCTION LAWS OF THIS STATE.
Intro. by Britt, Daniel, McKissick.

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Senate amendment #1 makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.

Part III. 

Modifies the proposed changes to GS 15A-146, regarding expunction of records when charges are dismissed or there are findings of not guilty, as follows. Eliminates part of the proposed changes to subsections (a) and (c) to maintain existing law, limiting petitions for expunction of charges dismissed or findings of not guilty entered to persons charged with either a misdemeanor or felony, or charged with an infraction under GS 18B-302(i) prior to December 1, 1999 (was, either a misdemeanor or felony, or charged with an infraction; GS 18B-302(i) concerns underage purchase or consumption of alcohol by 19- and 20-year-olds, a Class 3 misdemeanor). Additionally, modifies proposed subsections (a4) and (a5) regarding dismissals or findings of not guilty entered on or after July 1, 2020, to limit their scope to any misdemeanor or felony charge, and excludes any violations of motor vehicle laws (previously included any misdemeanor, felony, or infraction).

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