Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition:
Amends GS 95-111.13 regarding violations and monetary penalties under the Amusement Device Safety Act of North Carolina, lowering the maximum civil penalty amounts allowed for specified violations as provided for in subsections (a), (b), (d), and (e) as follows: subsection (a), from $2,500 to $500; (b), from $5,000 to $1,000; (d), from $5,000 to $1,000; and (e), from $10,000 to $2,000.
Bill Summaries: S 75 LABOR/UP AMUSEMENT DEVICE PENALTIES.
Bill S 75 (2015-2016)Summary date: Apr 16 2015 - View Summary
Bill S 75 (2015-2016)Summary date: Feb 11 2015 - View Summary
Identical to H 39 introduced on 2/3/15.
Article 14B of GS Chapter 95 is known as the Amusement Device Safety Act of North Carolina (Act). Amends GS 95-111.13 regarding violations, civil and criminal penalties, and appeal rights under the Act, to increase the civil and criminal penalties for violations under the Act. Makes willful violations that result in the serious injury or death of a person a Class E felony punishable by a fine of up to $50,000 (was, a Class 2 misdemeanor with a fine of up to $10,000). Other willful violations of the Article are a Class 2 misdemeanor with a fine of up to $10,000. Effective December 1, 2015, and applies to violations occurring on or after that date.