Bill Summary for S 600 (2017-2018)

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Apr 25 2017

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View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
Senate Bill 600 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 4, 2017
AN ACT TO ACKNOWLEDGE AND PROVIDE FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOMICIDE IN THE STATUTORY SCHEME FOR FIRST AND SECOND DEGREE HOMICIDE.
Intro. by Barefoot, J. Jackson, Britt.

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Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition:

Modifies presumption in new GS 14-17(a1) that the murder is "willful, deliberate, and premeditated" to be a rebuttable presumption if the defendant has committed certain prior offenses against the same victim as listed in subdivisions (1)-(6) of that subsection.

Modifies the list of prior offenses in subdivisions (1)-(6) of subsection (a1) by changing the citation of GS 50A-4 to GS 50B-4.1, changing the citation of GS 14-196 to GS 14-196.3, deleting from the list "any crime in which assault is an element" and "any felony listed in GS 15A-830," and adding domestic criminal trespass  as defined in GS 14-134.3.

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