AN ACT TO IMPLEMENT THE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PROVIDE BETTER PROTECTIONS AND SAFEGUARDS TO VICTIMS OF CRIME.
Senate amendments to the 2nd edition make the following changes.
Amendment #1 amends the definition of court proceeding under GS 15A-830, applicable to the Crime Victims' Rights Act, by removing the inclusion of appellate hearings.
Amendment #1 amends proposed new GS 7B-2053 concerning the information that can be provided to the victim following completion of the dispositional hearing, to include whether or not the juvenile was adjudicated delinquent, and if so, the offense classification, the dispositions available to the court under GS 7B-2508, and the dispositional alternative available to the court under GS 7B-2508 (was, the class of the offense and the level, description, and duration of disposition ordered).
Amendment #2 adds a requirement that the Administrative Office of the Courts, in consultation with the Conference of District Attorneys, develop procedures to automate the criminal court notification required by this act.